Botanical Name: Penstemon 'Ruby King'
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Common Name: Ruby King  
Plant photo of: Penstemon 'Ruby King'
  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Perennial

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

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Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Medium

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

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  • Description

  • Notes

Penstemon 'Ruby King' has tubular flowers. Hummingbirds are attracted to the flowers. Needs fast drainage. Usually short lived (3-4 years).
Planting: 1. Dig a hole 1" less the depth and 2 times the width of the container. 2. Fill hole with water, let soak. 3. Set root ball in hole. 4. Fill hole halfway with native soil and water. 5. Finish back filling hole, build basin and water.