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Penstemon  Andenken an Friedrich Hahn  syn P. Garnet
A great penstemon that has stood the test of time. Unusual coloured red bell flowers borne on tall spikes from mid- summer through to autumn. 75cm

Penstemon Andenken an Friedrich Hahn syn P. Garnet


Penstemon  Andenken an Friedrich Hahn syn P.Garnet is a statement in any border, no wonder it has been awarded the prestigious Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. It is a great Penstemon to grow if you require longevity, an older variety that stands the test of time. 

Smooth, dark green, narrow leaves make up the bushy, semi-evergreen foliage. Brilliant spires, of red bell flowers, toned pink and also a blue tinge that makes P.Garnet distinct from the other red penstemons. These erect spikes stand above the foliage from mid-summer right until mid to late autumn.  The bold coloured spires will attract bees. 

Hardy, and easy to grow, plant this Penstemon in fertile, well-drained soil in a sunny site and watch it thrive.  

Tip. Penstemons do not require a fertile soil, just adding fertiliser at planting will suffice. Too much fertiliser will cause excessive die back in winter 


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