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Sunburst Ruby Penstemon

Bushy Perennial for Cottage Gardens

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  • SKU: 69297
  • Zones: 5-9
  • Height: 15 - 18 inches
  • Shade Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
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Sunburst Ruby Penstemon

Description
This penstemon forms in a full, lush bush, so you can very easily use it to fill out a border. Tall stems, lined vertically with pretty purple blooms, look especially charming in a cottage garden. You could also plant it in a mixed perennial garden, in a sunny spot for a reliably good performance. Look closely at a bloom and you'll see a white highlight around the throat that makes the bloom even prettier. The bloom season is long, lasting mid to late summer, and through it, you'll get to watch all the happy hummingbirds darting through to collect nectar.
Product Details
  • Botanical NamePenstemon mexicali 'Sunburst Ruby'
  • Ships As3" POT
  • Height15 - 18 inches
  • Spacing15 - 18 inches
  • Spread15 - 18 inches
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Color Descriptionred
  • Foliage TypeNarrow and glossy dark green foliage.
  • Bloom TimeMid to late summer
  • Flower FormFunnel or tubular shaped flowers on terminal racemes.
  • Soil RequirementsWell drained soil in a sunny location.
  • Growth RateModerate
  • PruningRemoving spent flower stems will ensure a repeat blooming. After flowering.
  • Winter CareWhere marginally hardy, provide a winter mulch.
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Zones5-9
Shipping

Shipping Information:

Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule

Zone

  Bulbs, Potted Plants and &  
   Perennials  

1A-4B  4/29/19 - 6/21/19 
5A  4/1/19 - 6/21/19 
5B  3/18/19 - 6/21/19 
6A-6B  3/4/19 - 6/21/19 
7A-7B  2/25/19 - 6/21/19 
8A-8B  2/18/19 - 5/31/19 
9A-10B  2/11/19 - 5/31/19 
  Last Order Date   Zones 1-7: June 17th, 2019
Zones 8-10: May 27th, 2019



*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Other Notes:

We aim for your order to be in your hands at the ideal time to plant, every time. Our growers must anticipate their supply based on the season they expect. Our experts predict weather patterns as best they can to set suitable shipping windows for each growing zone. However, as any gardener knows, nature is not so predictable. The type of product you order, along with the weather in your area or ours, may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.

Bareroot perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and provides your new plant with the best opportunity for success in your garden.

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