Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Foxglove Beardtongue 

‘Husker's Red' is a strong growing, vigorous Penstemon with luscious semi-evergreen foliage. 

The maroon, upright stems shoot up in spring and are decked out in dark, red -toned leaves, these turn a bright, fresh green as they mature. In early summer, white foxglove-like flowers mass above the deep coloured foliage creating quite a show. 

'Husker's Red' is more tolerant of variable conditions that most of the genus but for best results grow in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Avoid wet, poorly drained soils. 

Makes a good cut flower and performs well in containers.

£ 5.50

Photo:  David J. Stang  via Wikimedia Commons

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Family

Plant type

Hardiness

Height

Spread

Foliage

Flower

Soil

Position

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Plantaginaceae    

Hardy perennial    

H6    

70cm    

30cm    

Dark red    

White    

Well drained    

Full sun

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