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Penstemon ‘Pensham Plum Jerkum’


Item release date 20 June 2024.
£20.00 £16.00
Great for wildlife
May - October
100cm x 50cm
Partial Shade, Sun
Penstemon ‘Pensham Plum Jerkum’ is a standout for its beautiful cut flowers and long flowering period. Perfect for wildlife gardens, beds, borders, and pots, it attracts pollinators and adds vibrant colour from May to October. On our nursery, we love pairing it with Echinacea and Salvia for a stunning display. Its resilience and versatility make it a must-have for any garden design.

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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 May 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. 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-coloured 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.

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.

General Care

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