Penstemon Pensham™ Series (Beard Tongue) ‘Elanor Young’

Where to Buy

US & Canada|UK & Ireland

Description

Cascades of large, trumpet-shaped flowers on sturdy upright stems in June and July. All varieties in the Penstemon Pensham™ series show off distinctly different colors with handsome, lance-shaped leaves. Splendid vertical elements at front or center of the garden for a long season of color. Fine specimens for large containers and also noteworthy cut flowers.

‘Elanor Young’ features crimson red flowers with white throat. Comes to Rozanne and Friends® from British breeder Edward Wilson of Pensham, England.

Variety

Penstemon Pensham™ Series (Beard Tongue) 'Elanor Young'

Approx. Height

34"/86cm

Approx. Spread

24"/61cm

Attributes

Middle Border, Back Border, Container, Long Blooming, Cut Flower, Attracts Butterflies, Bees and Hummingbirds

Aftercare Instructions

Deadhead regularly to prolong bloom period. Cut back to just above new shoots in spring after frost has passed.

Category:

Flowering Time

Summer

Positioning

Full Sun

Approx. Winter Hardiness

USDA Hardiness Zones 7-9