Garden Exotics of Chicago
navigation
email
Catalog

Penstemon
barbatus 'Iron Maiden'
An outstanding and dramatic penstemon, with tall spikes of tubular, scarlet flowers, above lanceolate foliage that is a lovely blue-green color that comliments the flowers well.
Size: 3 - 4 feet high, 2 feet wide
Flowering Time: mid- to late-summer
Zones: 4 -9
Sun/Shade: full sun to part shade
Price: $5.00, pot size 3"

Back to Catalog

Penstemon, Iron Maiden

? 'Chocolate Drop'
Unsure of the species, but this is a must for anyone whoe enjoys working with a full palette of colors, inculding the darker hues. From a typical basal rosette of leaves, this penstemon produces 24 inch stems with clusters of hanging tubular, chocalate/maroon flowers.
Size: 24 inches high, 18 inches wide.
Flowering Time: mid summer
Zones: 3-8
Sun/Shade: full sun
Price: $5.00, pot size 3"

Back to Catalog

Penstemon, Iron Maiden 
 
digitalis alba
Vigorous plant produces multiple tall flower stems from a basal rosette of leaves varialbly flushed with red overtones. Large pannicles of white tubular flowers with purple lines inside bloom over a long period of time.
Size: 24 - 48 inches high, 18 - 24 inches wide.
Flowering Time: mid-summer
Zones: 3 - 8
Sun/Shade: full sun
Price: $5.00, pot size 3"

Back to Catalog

Penstemon, Iron Maiden 
 
strictus
This beautifule native, also called Rocky Mountain Penstemon, produces a large basal rosette of leaves from which arise multiple 2 foot spikes of beautiful purple tubular flowers tightly packed on the stems.
Size: 24 - 32 inches high, 24 inches wide.
Flowering Time: early to mid summer
Zones: 3-8
Sun/Shade: full sun
Price: $5.00, pot size 3"

Back to Catalog

Penstemon, Iron Maiden 
     
Copyright 2000 Garden Exotics of Chicago
Home Catalog Ask Us About Us Contact Us Tip of the Month Consulting Services