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Penstemon hartwegii 'Tubular Bells Rose' (Penstemon 'Tubular Bells Rose')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.6m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.3m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Penstemon hartwegii 'Tubular Bells Rose'

Other names: Penstemon 'Tubular Bells Rose'

Genus: Penstemon Penstemon

Variety or Cultivar: 'Tubular Bells Rose' _ 'Tubular Bells Rose' is a bushy, semi-evergreen perennial with mid-green, lance-shaped leaves. In summer and early autumn, it bears upright panicles of bell-shaped, rose-pink flowers with attractive dark pink and white veining to the throats.


Penstemon hartwegii 'Tubular Bells Rose' is: Semi evergreen

Flower: White, Rose-pink, Dark-pink in Summer; White, Rose-pink, Dark-pink in Autumn

Foliage: Mid-green in All seasons

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Erect

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Glasshouse red spider mite , Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Snails Glasshouse red spider mite , Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Snails

Diseases: Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning: Deadhead after flowering to maintain the plant's strength. Cut the plant right back to its base in early spring.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Penstemon hartwegii 'Tubular Bells Rose' (Penstemon 'Tubular Bells Rose') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal

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

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Penstemon hartwegii 'Tubular Bells Rose'

Other names: Penstemon 'Tubular Bells Rose'

Genus: Penstemon Penstemon

Variety or Cultivar: 'Tubular Bells Rose' _ 'Tubular Bells Rose' is a bushy, semi-evergreen perennial with mid-green, lance-shaped leaves. In summer and early autumn, it bears upright panicles of bell-shaped, rose-pink flowers with attractive dark pink and white veining to the throats.


Penstemon hartwegii 'Tubular Bells Rose' is: Semi evergreen

Flower: White, Rose-pink, Dark-pink in Summer; White, Rose-pink, Dark-pink in Autumn

Foliage: Mid-green in All seasons

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Erect

Watch out for

Specific pests: Glasshouse red spider mite , Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Snails

Diseases: Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning: Deadhead after flowering to maintain the plant's strength. Cut the plant right back to its base in early spring.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Penstemon hartwegii 'Tubular Bells Rose' (Penstemon 'Tubular Bells Rose') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal

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

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)


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