Beardtongue (Penstemon Rock Candy® Ruby) in the Penstemons Database

Trade name information:
Series: Rock Candy®
Trade Name: Ruby
Cultivar name: 'Novapenrub'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 8 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Other: Deadheading the flower spikes, may encourage more flowering.
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP27,820; EU PBRAF

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