Penstemons are excellent hardy perennials, ideal for providing long-lived colour and interest from May to October from their clustered dangling blossoms and their attractive, lush, semi-evergreen foliage. Throughout summer stout spires are laden with flowers, which are popular with bees.
Gardens Illustrated readers can save up to £27, and receive free p&p on this special collection from Hayloft Plants. Available as a six-plant collection (one of each cultivar), or 18-plant collection (three of each). All plants show are also available to buy as individual cultivars (three plants of each) with free p&p. Supplied as young plants in 14 days.*
Penstemon in this special Hayloft Plants offer include:
Penstemon ‘Blackbird’ One of the darkest flowered penstemons, with clusters of dark-purple, trumpet-shaped blooms held on strong stems above green, semi-evergreen foliage from May to October, often longer. Height 70cm.
Penstemon Fujiyama A compact plant with an upright habit that was originally bred to be grown in patio containers. The large flowers are an attractive combination of a solid pink lip that fades to white at the base. Height 60cm.
Penstemon ‘Willy’s Purple’ An imposing plant, with tall stems and flowers that are a dark-wine colour and have a waxy appearance. Originally found growing in Australia. Height 1.2m.
Penstemon ‘Cherry’ Vibrant red stripes on a white background in the throat of the flowers. It is a vigorous plant in its first couple of years but after that needs replacing. Height 80cm.
Penstemon ‘Pensham Laura’ Produces clusters of large, white, bell-shaped blooms with pretty, bright-pink edge on strong stems over semi-evergreen foliage for over six months each year from May to October. Height 90cm.
Penstemon Phoenix Violet Part of a series of relatively short plants with large, open flowers. These flowers are plum coloured with a clear white throat, appearing in early June. Semi-evergreen bright to mid-green foliage. Height 50cm.
• Collection of 6 (1 of each cultivar) £16.50 – save £8.52
• Collection of 18 (3 of each cultivar) £22.50 – save £27
• Or you can order a single cultivar (3 plants) for £12.50
How to order
• Online at hayloft.co.uk/ROGI
• By phone Call 01386 426245 and quote code ROGI19-22.
• By post You will find an order form in the June issue of Gardens Illustrated – issue 274
Postage & packing Free (normally £4.95).
Offer closes 28 July 2019.
*All orders will receive an acknowledgement with approximate delivery date. All items are subject to availability; we reserve the right to send suitable substitutes or, for paid-for items, offer a refund. Offer available to UK addresses only, and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotions or discounts.