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Penstemon mexicali Red Rocks

Red Rocks Hybrid Beardtongue

Red Rocks beardtongue is a superb hybrid variety that blooms most of the summer with large rose-pink flowers. The plants are vigorous and have attractive glossy green foliage. A 1999 Plant Select winner.

SKU# 75796P

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Plant - 5" deep pot
1999 Plant Select Winner
1999 Plant Select Winner

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    1999 Plant Select Winner
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    1999 Plant Select Winner
Additional Information
SKU 75796P
Common Name Red Rocks Hybrid Beardtongue
Botanical Name Penstemon mexicali Red Rocks
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color Pink, White
Estimated Mature Height 18" tall
Mature Spread 15" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to summer
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Low Fertility, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture Waterwise
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"
Advantages Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Bees, Rabbit Resistant
Ideal Region USA
1999 Plant Select Winner 18" tall x 15" wide (cutting propagated). This lovely hybrid was developed by Bruce Meters, 'Red Rocks' is named after Denver's famous amphitheater which was carved out of the spectacular red sandstone cliffs in the foothills west of the city. This hybrid has glossy, narrow foliage and tall spikes of stunning rose-pink and white flowers. This is a vigorous grower that performs best in moderately fertile, but well-drained soils. Though xeric, 'Red Rocks' will flower most vigorously with regular watering.
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