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Penstemon 'White Bedder' (Penstemon 'White Bedder')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Penstemon 'White Bedder'

Other names

Penstemon 'White Bedder', Penstemon 'Royal White', Penstemon 'Burford White', Penstemon 'Bisham Seedling', Penstemon 'Snow Storm', Penstemon 'Snowflake', Penstemon 'Snowstorm'

Genus

Penstemon Penstemon

Variety or Cultivar

'White Bedder' _ 'White Bedder' has ovate leaves and narrow panicles of tubular funnel-shaped white flowers.


Penstemon 'White Bedder' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green, Green in Summer

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

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 'White Bedder' (Penstemon 'White Bedder') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders

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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Penstemon 'White Bedder'

Other names

Penstemon 'White Bedder', Penstemon 'Royal White', Penstemon 'Burford White', Penstemon 'Bisham Seedling', Penstemon 'Snow Storm', Penstemon 'Snowflake', Penstemon 'Snowstorm'

Genus

Penstemon Penstemon

Variety or Cultivar

'White Bedder' _ 'White Bedder' has ovate leaves and narrow panicles of tubular funnel-shaped white flowers.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green, Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Snails

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 'White Bedder' (Penstemon 'White Bedder') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders

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

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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