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PENSTEMON strictus - ROCKY Mountain

SKU: F 329
Stock: In Stock

Family: Plantaginaceae
Characteristics: Semi-evergreen Perennial 60-90 cm
Flowering season: Spring and Summer

Seed per packet: Approx. 500
Seed per gram: Approx. 1,100

Grams/m² 0.6g

$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

Penstemon is from the same family of plants Digitalis "Plantaginaceae"
Rocky Mountain Penstemon is a perennial that is native to the Rocky Mountain region. It blooms from Spring to mid-summer, producing numerous purple flowers on tall stalks. 
An excellent pollinator plant, during mid-spring to early summer, you can find this plant with abundant purple flowers that attract nectar-feeding birds butterflies, bees and other beneficial insects due to its early bloom time.

It grows up to 90cm tall and is recommended for home gardens and meadow planting.

Prefers well-draining soils and full sun or very light shade

In warm climates Penstemon seeds respond to cold, placing the seed in the refrigerator for 2-4 weeks will assist with germination
Following the cold period, sow the flower seeds in trays

Press the seeds into a porous soil cover very lightly if required to keep the seed in postion, do not bury the seed.
keep the trays continually moist and warm for germination

  1. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle.
  2. If mass planting as a meadow scatter seeds and rake over

Germination: 14-21 days at a soil temperature of 20-24°C

Tropical: Autumn.
Temperate: Late Summer to Late Autumn or spring.
Cold: Late Summer to Mid Autumn.

*Please note:

  • Please do not be too hasty to discard seeds that do not germinate; seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural germination requirements.
  • As with all seeds, they must have adequate water to germinate, keep them moist but not too wet.
  • These growth notes are provided as guidance only and do not guarantee successful germination.
  • The customer should do their due diligence that they are suited to their region.

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