Penstemon Palmer's Seeds

Penstemon Palmer's Seeds

Penstemon palmeri

Item #1303

Perennial. Unlike most other penstemons, the lovely pink flowers of this heirloom have a wonderful fragrance that might remind you of roses or honeysuckle. Soaring stems up to 5' tall emerge in spring to summer with a show of tubular flowers that attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees. Ideal for sandy or gravelly soils with good drainage. Established plants are drought tolerant. Perennial in USDA zones 4-9.




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Perennial

Full sun

Blooms spring to summer

4'-5' tall

Days to Emerge:
14-21 days

Seed Depth:
1/8"

Seed Spacing:
A group of 3 seeds every 12" - 18"

Thinning:
When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12" - 18"


When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, or late fall.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Stratification, (a cold, moist period) and light aid germination. (See inside packet for details.)

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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Penstemon Palmer's Seeds

$1.89

Item #1303

0.50 grams


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