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Penstemon appleblossom 1.5ltr

Penstemon appleblossom 1.5ltr

Penstemon ‘Appleblossom’ is a charming perennial known for its graceful spikes of tubular flowers and compact growth habit, making it a delightful addition to UK gardens. It typically grows to a height of 30-45 cm, forming clumps of glossy green foliage that provide a lush backdrop to its colorful blooms.

Best planted in full sun to partial shade, ‘Appleblossom’ thrives in well-drained soil. It blooms profusely from early summer to early autumn, producing spikes adorned with bell-shaped flowers in shades of soft pink and white. These attractive blooms are highly attractive to bees, butterflies, and other pollinators, providing them with a rich source of nectar.

Maintenance for ‘Appleblossom’ is straightforward. Deadhead spent flowers regularly to prolong blooming and maintain a tidy appearance. Cut back stems after flowering to promote new growth. Feed with a balanced fertilizer in early spring to promote healthy foliage and prolific flowering throughout the season.

The nectar-rich flowers of ‘Appleblossom’ make it a valuable addition to wildlife-friendly gardens, supporting pollinator populations and promoting biodiversity. By planting ‘Appleblossom’, you not only enhance your garden with its elegant blooms and glossy foliage but also contribute to the conservation of bees and other beneficial insects, ensuring a thriving ecosystem in your outdoor space. Its compact size and long flowering period make it suitable for borders, containers, or mixed perennial beds in gardens across the UK.


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