Penstemon 'Carillo Purple' in the Penstemons Database

Trade name information:
Series: Carillo
Cultivar name: 'Carillo Purple'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 8 - 10 inches
Plant Spread: 10 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Purple/white throats
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Wintersown and blooming in the same year

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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First year flowering perennials from seeds? by CarolineScott Mar 31, 2014 4:29 PM 14

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