Penstemon Digitalis Husker's Red

 

Upright perennial with glossy red leaves and elegant spikes of white bell-shaped flowers, flushed pink in summer. Ideal for Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders. Will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

 

Plant in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade. Protect plant in winter with dry winter mulch.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.