Plant of the Week: Penstemon Riding Hood Delft Blue
June 20, 2013 @ 1:07 pm
(Updated: 1:19 pm - 6/20/13 )
"If you like plants that attract hummingbirds and butterflies, you'll love Penstemon Riding Hood Delft Blue. Spiky stems are resplendent with lavender-blue tubular flowers from late spring through summer. Hardy as a rock, cut it back to new foliage every spring for a summer full of flowers that drive hummers mad with desire." - Ciscoe Morris
Key feature: Attracts hummingbirds
Plant type: Perennial
Light needs: Full sun
Growth rate: Moderate
Water needs: Once established, only needs occasional watering
Average landscape size: 17-19 in. tall, 20-24 in. wide
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