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The most widely-grown penstemons are those popularised in the Victorian era and a host of new cultivars bred since.
Penstemons are excellent border plants and will reward you for years with upright spikes of tubular blooms.
Penstemons originate from the west of North America and were once used by the native Americans to relieve toothache.
Imagine sitting with a glass in your hand drinking in the early evening warmth and gazing at the giant fuchsia "Voodoo", penstemon "Garnet" and an angel eyes geranium "Bicolour".
HIGHLIGHTS: Apache plume, 30 kinds of penstemon, waxflower.
QMY penstemons are beginning to flower but they are looking straggly.
Penstemons, the third resident of the pots, are from the Americas - from Guatemala to Alaska.
Make cheques and postal orders payable to Mr Fothergill's and send to People Penstemons Offer, Mr Fothergill's, Rookery Farm, Holbeach St Johns, Spalding, PE12 8SG, clearly stating your name and address.
Take stem cuttings of plants that do not divide easily, such as penstemons and osteospermums.
Penstemons, however, are quite unusual in having an extended flowering season more akin to a bedding plant than a perennial, beginning in July and continuing through summer into autumn.
In frosty weather protect cistus, fuchsias and penstemons by tucking bracken or straw around their bases.
Penstemons demand well-drained soil but, if you can provide it, they will reward you by self-sowing and filling your beds with flowers for many, many springs to come.
HARDEN off young plants, such as leeks, calabrese, cauliflower, pansies and penstemons, which have been in frames.