Penstemon Volcano Etna

 

Semi-evergreen perennial with mid green, lance-shaped leaves. Throughout summer and autumn, it bears deep pink, bell-shaped flowers with white throats. Will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

 

 

Plant in full sun/partial shade in fertile well drained soil. Protect from frost.

 

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.