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Penstemon HARLEQUIN™ ‘Red’

Glossy red, tubular flowers provide a bold display against the backdrop of deep green, serrated foliage. Use this incredible plant as a cornerstone for any sunny garden or patio container. Extended bloom time, zone 6-9 hardiness, and drought tolerance have these red bells ringing all summer long!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 18″ / 18″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

Common Name Dwarf penstemon
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Penstemon
species hybrid
Plant Series Penstemon HARLEQUIN™ Collection
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # ('TNPENHR') PP31499
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Required
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? More upright and compact with smaller flowers than our other varieties. Very free flowering.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, sun garden, cottage garden, or in a container.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 18" / 18"
Soil (Garden) Average, well drained.
Water (Garden) Average.
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Pollinator Attractor
Comments Tolerates deer, drought, and heat. Hummingbirds love. Low maintenance. Cut back old flowering stems to encourage new flowers. In the deep south, try in part shade.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.8 – 2.2
pH 5.0 – 7.5
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Notes Growing-on temps- 65°F-75°F / day & 60°F-65°F /nights. Vernalization does not impact flowering.
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 6 – 8 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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