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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
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

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming, Erect

Flower

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

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons

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.

Propagation methods

Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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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.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Clump-forming, Erect


Colour

Flower

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

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons


How to care

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.

Propagation methods

Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


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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