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    Penstemon 'Firebird' (P. 'Schonholzeri')

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    Penstemon Firebird (8008372781311)
    Penstemon Firebird (8008372781311)
    Penstemon Firebird (8008372781311)
    Penstemon Firebird (8008372781311)
    Penstemon Firebird (8008372781311)

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    Firebird Border Penstemon

    Firebird Border Penstemon

    Penstemon 'Firebird' (P. 'Schonholzeri')

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    Mature height
    2-3 ft.
    Mature Width
    2-3 ft.
    Sun exposure
    Sun/Part Sun
    Watering
    Moderate
    Growth Rate
    Moderate
    Grows Well in Zones
    8, 9, 10
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    Description

    Penstemon 'Firebird' is a stunning plant that is sure to add beauty to any California garden. Vigorous and floriferous with vibrant red flowers, this Penstemon is easy to grow and is a must-have for any garden enthusiast.

    Firebird Border Penstemon boasts gorgeous bright red, trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in repeated waves from late spring through the fall. The flowers are arranged in whorls on tall dark stems up to 3 ft. high, making them a standout feature in any garden. This Penstemon is an upright perennial with a clumping habit and attractive, glossy dark green, lance-shaped leaves.

    Also known as Penstemon 'Schonholzeri' or Firebird Beardtongue, ‘Firebird’ is a hybrid Penstemon that is low maintenance, heat tolerant, drought tolerant, and extremely showy. Its upright growth habit makes it an excellent choice for adding height and structure to a perennial garden bed or border, and works well in cottage gardens. This plant attracts hummingbirds and bees, making it a great choice for pollinator-friendly gardens. The Penstemon 'Firebird' also works well in containers, and its vibrant flowers are perfect for adding color to a patio or balcony.

    Penstemon ‘Firebird’ is a fantastic plant to add to any garden. Long blooming, low maintenance, durable and drought tolerant, this Penstemon is perfect for the busy gardener. The vibrant cherry-red flowers attract hummingbirds and are a must-have for anyone looking to add beauty and color to their garden.

    Plant care

    Penstemon 'Firebird' is highly adaptable but requires a fast-draining soil in a location that gets at least 6 hours of full sun. Some afternoon shade is helpful in hotter inland climates.

    After planting, water regularly for a few weeks to help roots grow into the new location, then reduce frequency. Tolerates periodic drought once established but looks better with supplemental irrigation.

    Prune the spent blooms to encourage a rebloom. In winter, cut back hard to rejuvenate and encourage dense new growth.

    Border Penstemons are short-lived perennials and should be replaced every 3-5 years for best growth. Their stunning display of flowers is worth the work of replanting.

    Evergreen in frost-free climates. In colder climates, Firebird Penstemon will die back to the ground in the winter and resprout in the spring. Root hardy to 15℉.

    No fertilizer is necessary, but a light application of a balanced fertilizer, like G&B Organics All Purpose 4-4-4 Fertilizer, in the spring can help promote healthy growth.

    Penstemon 'Firebird' is a stunning plant that is easy to care for and adds beauty and color to the garden.

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