The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life


01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-17:30.
Closed public holidays.


The Plants

Penstemon 'Garnet'

beard tongue

Photo of Penstemon 'Garnet'


A vivid penstemon with wine red, tubular flowers, with attractive white throats. Flowers from July to first frost. Attracts plenty of beneficial insects into the garden.


  • Perennials
  • Plants on a budget

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Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Medium growing


  • Beds and borders
  • Cottage style garden

Care instructions

Grow in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Even though it is hardy it will sometimes suffer during severe frost. Apply a dry mulch around the base of the plant to protect the roots from frost damage and cut back in spring when new shoots appear low down on the stem. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Lift and divide congested clumps in spring.


Size: Small

Pot size: 9cm

Eventual height: 60cm

Eventual spread: 45cm


  • Light shade
  • Sun