Penstemon Pensham Plum Jerkum


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Great for wildlife
June - October
60cm x 60cm
Partial Shade, Sun
Award Winner
Fully Hardy
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Penstemon Pensham Plum Jerkhum is a striking perennial that adds a touch of rich and regal beauty to gardens and landscapes. With its deep plum-colored flowers and contrasting green foliage, this variety stands out as an eye-catching focal point. The Penstemon Pensham Plum Jerkhum showcases clusters of tubular blooms that attract hummingbirds and butterflies, bringing a lively and vibrant energy to outdoor spaces. Its upright growth habit and medium height make it suitable for borders and mixed plantings. Whether used in formal or cottage-style gardens, it adds a touch of elegance and sophistication, infusing the landscape with its captivating plum hues and irresistible charm.

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Intensely purple contrast beautifully with the silvery green foliage of this hardy Penstemon. The long lasting blooms of ‘Pensham Plum Jerkum’ appear from June through to October enticing plenty of pollinating insects to your garden. With a bushy, upright habit, this semi-evergreen perennial makes a superb addition to borders and wildlife gardens.

Planting Conditions

Heavier soils are typically unsuitable for this plant, though once fully established moisture becomes less of an issue. This perennial thrives in full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil, and its moderate maintenance requirements make it a popular choice among gardeners.

Watering & Feeding

Regular watering is not required once grown, except in particularly dry spells, in which occasional watering can prevent the plant from drying out.

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