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Penstemon ‘Raspberry Taffy’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Red, re-blooming flower spikes and an upright habit make this Penstemon worth growing. Re-blooms all summer into fall. Glossy green leaves look healthy all season. Use in the mid border for a great color accent. Loved by hummingbirds and bees.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 25″ / 30″ / 30″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

SKU: PENRASTAF Categories: ,
Common Name Penstemon
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Penstemon
species --
Plant Series Penstemon TAFFY™ Series
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP30038
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9
How Different? It has numerous spikes of raspberry red on a short, full plant. Re-blooms all summer through fall.
Landscape Value Mixed beds, sun garden, cottage garden or banks.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 25" / 30" / 30"
Soil (Garden) Average, well drained.
Water (Garden) Average.
Special Uses Cut Flower, Deep South, Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Pollinator Attractor
Comments --
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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