RED ROCKS® penstemon
Penstemon x mexicali 'P008S'
Durable hybrid penstemon selected from crosses made by Bruce Meyers between Mexican and American wild penstemons. Narrow, dark green leaves form an attractive mound. RED ROCKS® sports a constant succession of bright rose flowers all summer. It thrives in a range of sites and soils. Read more here. Tips from the pros: Deadhead in order to prolong bloom. Seedlings are often not true to variety color, so pull (if desired). Thrives in disturbed soils - aerate surrounding soil with push aerator or spading fork from time to time.
|Flowering Season||June to August|
|Sun||Sun, Partial Sun|
|Water Needs||Moderate to dry|
|USDA Hardiness Zone||Zones 4b-8|
|Soil Type||Clay, loam, sandy|
|Good for Pollination||Yes|
|North American Native||Yes|
|Annual Commercial Maintenance||Hand trim back dead stems in spring.|
|5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance||Follow annual maintenance and allow to go to seed. Thin out any undesireable seedlings.|
|Elevation Guide||Up to 6200 ft|