Beardtongue (Penstemon 'Garnet') in the Penstemons Database

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Also sold as:
Andenken an Friedrich Hahn

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Garnet red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Other: Summer to first frost.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds

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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2017-07-14
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2007-06-30
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Location: My garden in Gent, BelgiumDate: 2011-06-15
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Location: My garden in Gent, BelgiumDate: 2011-07-01With bumble bee :)
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Location: My garden in Gent, BelgiumDate: 2011-06-06
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2017-07-14
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2006-08-27
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: Mid SummerBlooming with Liatris in the back
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Comments:
Posted by bonitin (Ghent, Belgium - Zone 8a) on Nov 26, 2012 12:30 AM

The original cultivar name is Penstemon 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn', that has been adapted by English speaking nurseries into Penstemon Garnet.

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