Rocky Mountain Penstemon (Penstemon Strictus) 100 seeds (#753)
One of the longest lived and easiest to grow penstemons. This charming, intensely coloured perennial is drought tolerant and often evergreen in sheltered locations.
Ideal for mixed borders and rock gardens.
Long lived, this beauty thrives in most any well drained soil with full sun exposure.
Genus - Penstemon
Species - Strictus
Common name - Rocky Mountain Penstemon
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 9
Height - 0,45 m
Spread - 0,30 m
Plant type - Perennial Flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Medium
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Clay, loam, fertile, well drained
Water requirements - Drought Tolerant, Average Water
Landscape uses - Combination of showy flowers, tolerance for drought, and hardiness, Rocky Mountain penstemon is often grown as an ornamental in dry regions.
Bloom season - Mid to late spring
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Blue, violet
Soak seeds in a bowl of cool water for 24 hours before sowing them.
Sow from January to March in individual pots or trays of seed compost.
Sow thinly, cover with a fine layer of compost. Cover with glass, clear plastic or propagator lid. Keep in light position.
Keep at +15-+20C.
germination in 14-35 days.
- Stock: 6
- Brand: Johnsons (Didžioji Britanija \ UK)
- Model ID: #753