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Penstemon pinifolius 'Mersea Yellow' (Pine needle penstemon 'Mersea Yellow')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
0.25m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Penstemon pinifolius 'Mersea Yellow'

Other names

Pine needle penstemon 'Mersea Yellow'

Genus

Penstemon Penstemon

Variety or Cultivar

'Mersea Yellow' _ 'Mersea Yellow' is a hardy, evergreen perennial with needle-like foliage and yellow tubular, two-lipped flowers.


Penstemon pinifolius 'Mersea Yellow' is: Evergreen

Habit

Upright, Bushy

Flower

Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Penstemon pinifolius 'Mersea Yellow' (Pine needle penstemon 'Mersea Yellow') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny position or light shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Penstemon pinifolius 'Mersea Yellow'

Other names

Pine needle penstemon 'Mersea Yellow'

Genus

Penstemon Penstemon

Variety or Cultivar

'Mersea Yellow' _ 'Mersea Yellow' is a hardy, evergreen perennial with needle-like foliage and yellow tubular, two-lipped flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Upright, Bushy


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Penstemon pinifolius 'Mersea Yellow' (Pine needle penstemon 'Mersea Yellow') will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.25m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny position or light shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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