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Penstemon grandiflorus

Common name large-flowered penstemon
Family plantaginaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-9)
Flowers lavender (summer)
Size 3-4'
Light sun

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '05 trade. Pot sowed outside 12/23/05; 7 seedlings by mid-spring
  2. Seed from '08 trade. Baggy 35F (11w; 27%G, 6-7w)
  3. Seed from '08 trade. Baggy 35F (13w; 25%G, 6-10w) - 70F (3%G, 3d)
  4. Seed from '08 trade, cold-stored through summer. Baggy 35F (14w; 2%G, 12w) - 70F (no G, 6d)

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