Ball® Horticultural Company
The vivid rose-pink, white-throated flowers of this recently introduced herbaceous perennial are a hot item in the garden. One of the so-called border penstemons – a group of large-flowered, long-blooming hybrids whose lineage includes numerous species – 'Cathedral Rose Hot' bears clusters of chubby trumpet-shaped flowers from late spring into summer. The compact flower stems arise from a shrubby base furnished with glossy lance-shaped evergreen leaves.
This beautiful perennial likes sun and...
Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.
(Dark Towers Beardtongue, Hybrid Beardtongue)
This stunning purple foliage variety is rewriting the book on what to expect from perennials in the garden. It is a cultivar developed by Terra Nova Nurseries in Oregon where some of the most innovatively colored new cultivars are being produced. Penstemon foliage has previously been of minimal interest, but with the dark purple leaf form it makes these plants far more valuable before and after blooms.
Bright pink midsummer flowers are abundant but not particularly large. This is of little...