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Dark Towers Beard Tongue (Penstemon 'Dark Towers' 5252.1) #1

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Description

Description:

Dark Towers Beard Tongue has masses of beautiful spikes of white tubular flowers with a pink reverse rising above the foliage from early to mid summer, which emerge from distinctive violet flower buds, and which are most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its attractive glossy narrow leaves emerge burgundy in spring, turning dark green in color with distinctive deep purple edges. The foliage often turns brown in fall. The deep purple stems are very colorful and add to the overall interest of the plant.

Ornamental Features:

Dark Towers Beard Tongue has masses of beautiful spikes of white tubular flowers with a pink reverse rising above the foliage from early to mid summer, which emerge from distinctive violet flower buds, and which are most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its attractive glossy narrow leaves emerge burgundy in spring, turning dark green in color with distinctive deep purple edges. The foliage often turns brown in fall. The deep purple stems are very colorful and add to the overall interest of the plant.

Landscape Attributes:

Dark Towers Beard Tongue is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

Dark Towers Beard Tongue is recommended for the following landscape applications;