Penstemon 'Catherine De La Mare'
Penstemon 'Catherine de la Mare' is a spreading, woody-based, semi-evergreen perennial to 50cm tall, with dull, bluish-green leaves and dense racemes of purplish-blue flowers 3cm long, borne on reddish stems in summer.
Penstemon are extremely hardy and a reliable performer in the heat of summer, plus they are frost tolerant, makes these beautiful cottage perennials suitable for a wide range of positions and soils. Preferring a full sun position, penstemon will also grow well in a shaded position but they might not flower as prolifically as if they were in the sun. Maintenance is simple, lightly prune at the start of each spring.
Excellent cut flower.