Penstemon eatonii – (Eaton’s firecracker)

$4.30

In stock

Description

This plant has attractive scarlet coloured flowers.  It is drought tolerant and can be used in xeriscaping, and erosion control, and also performs well in a pot.  It also makes a good cut flower.

 

Sowing advice

Sow to moist seed raising mix in pots or trays.  Keep warm and moist for the first 4 weeks.  After that seal the pot in a plastic bag and put into the fridge for 6 weeks. After this cold period take off the plastic bag and bring the pot out to temps between 5- 12 Deg C. when germination should happen.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Eaton's Firecracker

Family

Scrophulariaceae

Maximum Height

approx 60cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30