The brownish stems are also lightly haired. After 6 years our specimen is 3 feet by 3 feet. Candelabras of orange flowers illuminate a moist site. Sun     Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, White flowers Tiny rounded leaves grow on stems tightly pressed to the earth. Garden designer, container gardening extraordinaire, garden pottery retail sales in Portland, OR. A Great Plant Picks selection. £ 4.00 each Penstemon 'Apple Blossom' No stock . bloom   3-4 ft. x 2.5 ft. 061-135     Penstemon confertus     ( Yellow penstemon )      A species of Beard-tongue native to the Southwestern USA, this grows well in most regions except for the humid South. After so many yellow and orange Cape fuchsias, we are delighted to see this rich violet flowered form. Blooms very late for us. Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers Summer to early fall. Part Shade     Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Yellow flowers Patrinia gibbosa has airy 6-inch corymbs of tiny bright yellow flowers. This ornamental grass was developed by Brent Horvath from Intrinsic Perennial Gardens in Illinois. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Rose Pink flowers Penstemon 'Purple Tiger' is a Joy Creek Introduction. It forms a low, bushy mound with green leaves that resemble pine needles. bloom   30 ft. 060-003D4     Patrinia gibbosa        The leaves are mostly deciduous in our garden although the literature suggests that they can be evergreen. Penstemon pinifolius ‘Melon’ Zone 5a – lovely light melon … A splendid backdrop for the late summer garden. The evergreen rosettes are composed of somewhat rounded, lance-shaped leaves with toothed margins. Pleione formosana develops a single leaf out of its rounded pseudo-bulb. Sun     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Lavender Blue flowers Coming from Australia, you might not think it would tolerate our heavy wet clay and shady conditions. bloom   6 ft. x 6 ft. 426-016D4     Pieris japonica 'Prelude'     ( Lily-of-the-valley bush )      The small corymbs of little cupped flowers are plentiful. bloom   3 ft. x 2.5 ft. 061-213     Penstemon 'Garden Star'        March to April bloom   8 ft. x 6 ft. 353-012     Platycodon grandiflorus 'Hakone Blue'     ( Balloon flower )      We grow purple clematis nearby to contrast sharply with the foliage. One member has or wants this plant for trade. Lime green with fine hairs that give them a velvety appearance, the leaves bear a series of magenta strokes along their leaf veins in the outline of a chevron. x 3 ft. 215-007D4     Phygelius rectus 'Salmon Leap'        Penstemon pinifolius. It is hard to find small, slow-to-grow, evergreen shrubs for the smaller landscape. 707-003D4     Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'        Found in the Central Cascade Range of Oregon, Penstemon euglaucus forms a woody groundcover with evergreen blue foliage. There is only modest pink in the buds in the winter. 353-008     Platycodon grandiflorus 'Hakone White'     ( Balloon flower )      296-016D4     Phlox paniculata 'Garden Lavender'        The winter buds are less pink than 'Heather Bun' as well. It had amazing flowers that emerged light mango orange and aged to scarlet. From Korea, China and Bhutan. A Great Plant Picks selection. x 30 in. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Salmon Red flowers A Great Plant Picks selection. The lower three lobes of the flowers recurve back in welcome to incoming pollinators. It forms a very woolly, compact evergreen shrublet. Sorry, this product is not currently available. The glossy, somewhat rounded leaves are irregularly serrated. The medium green leaves rise on central stems and can measure up to a foot across. Sun     Zones 8, 9, 10 Red and White flowers Sun     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 Purple-Pink flowers This is a good pollinator plant for Northwest gardeners. The leaves of Panicum virgatum 'Rotstrahlbusch' turn entirely dark red in the fall, tawny in winter. Sun, Part Shade     Zones (7), 8, 9, 10 Salmon Pink flowers When it comes into bloom, it is as if the silver had turned violet blue. Plant in weed barrier tube. Try it in a woodland setting or grow it in a container in part shade. The name 'Blizzard' is a good description of the flurry of single flowers that open over serveral weeks. Two-inch white flowers are concealed beneath these leaves. bloom   8 in. Summer. Evergreen perennial/subshrub. Penstemon 'Raspberry Flair' is a Joy Creek Introduction. They are long lasting in a vase as well. This selection has very finely cut silver foliage on upright branches. After leaf-drop, its dense branching habit becomes visible. Penstemon, Beard Tongue, Pineleaf Penstemon, Pineneedle Beardtongue, Pride of the Mountain 'Melon' Penstemon pinifolius. As the cool of autumn approaches, the leaves take on attractive tawny tones. The flowers are small and bell-shaped opening in terminal clusters on the flowering stems. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Green to Red flowers This selection has proven successful in our Northwest gardens. Platycodon grandiflorus 'Hakone Blue' bears balloon-like buds that expand into two-inch, double, 5-petaled flowers of rich lavender blue. The dark-green foliage really does resemble that of coniferous evergreens, and contrasts nicely with the lipstick-red narrow tubular flowers. The small rounded foliage is dark green above and lighter on the reverse. The foliage is rich green with a paler central vein. It bears terminal clusters of small white flowers tinged in pink. bloom   8 ft. x 5 ft. 606-010-1     Philadelphus 'Innocence'     ( Mock Orange )      Sun, Shade     Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Coral flowers Summer. Plant Penstemon pinifolius 'Melon', Western pine-leafed Beardtongue 'Melon', Herbaceous Perennials - in @franshinegee garden plant collection April to June. bloom   2.5 ft. x 3 ft. 237-001     Perovskia atriplicifolia     ( Russian sage )      bloom   3 ft. x 3 ft. 061-002     Penstemon 'Blue Midnight'        Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Purple flowers bloom   24 in. bloom   10 ft. x 10 ft. 606-010D4     Philadelphus 'Innocence'     ( Mock Orange )      It is characterized by its fine, needle like foliage and its clusters of small flowers that are attractive to both birds and bees. From Kashmir. PLANT OF THE WEEK - Penstemon pinifolius (western pine-leafed penstemon). 702-002     Pratia pedunculata     ( Blue Star Creeper )      Sun, Part Shade, Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Inconspicuous flowers Phlox paniculata 'Garden Lavender' bears lavender pink blooms. bloom   3 ft. x 3 ft. 215-008D4     Phygelius 'Lemon Drop'        It has made itself right at home there producing the very fragrant flowers that it is known for. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Violet-Red flowers How Do I Assemble My Animal Topiary Form? A Great Plant Picks selection. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Rosy Red flowers Phlomis lanata is definitely a sensational small shrublet when it is in bloom. It's quite a show. 3 ft. x 4 ft. 310-005     Polystichum neolobatum        Long 3- to 4-foot lance shaped fronds with linear segments.A Great Plant Picks selection. Greenish white flowers dangle from the leaf axils becoming globular black fruit in late summer. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Burgundy Red flowers bloom   4 ft. x 4 ft. 426-007D4     Pieris 'Karenoma'        We have compared all of our garden plants and find that the pine-needle-like leaves of 'Melon' are a little longer than 'Mersea Yellow' and that they are not as dense. Philadelphus 'Innocence' (Lemoine) is distinguished by its cream and chartreuse streaked foliage with occasional all-gold leaves, extending interest throughout the summer. 617-003D4     Polygonatum humile        Dark burgundy inflorescences are held high above the foliage in late summer. Summer to first frost. Nice glossy foliage on a large shrub or small tree. Some do not see the appeal of yet another purple penstemon. The semi-glossy gold foliage of Phygelius 'Sunshine' seems to burn in the hot sun. A Great Plant Picks selection. All leaves have toothed margins and can measure from 2 to 5 inches in length. Part Shade, Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 White w/Green Tips flowers Late spring. April. bloom   1.5 ft. x 1 ft. 353-007     Platycodon grandiflorus 'Sentimental Blue'        bloom   5-6 ft. x 5-6 ft. 606-012D4     Philadelphus lewisii 'Blizzard'     ( Mock orange )      Penstemon 'Cerise Kissed' is a Joy Creek Introduction chosen for the size of bloom, strength of color and overall habit. Sun     Zones 8, 9 Lilac flowers The terminal panicles of small bell-shaped flowers tend to start out more upright than on P. japonica. Spring and fall. Summer. Lax terminal clusters of fragrant bell-shaped flowers. Late spring to early summer. Fall. The flowers, however, are similar to those of P. heterophyllus showing the rich blue of the lobed mouth grading in color to magenta in the tube. Penstemon pinifolius (Pineleaf Beardtongue) ... (‘Melon’) – blooms in late spring 8-10″ in height; ... Penstemon rostriflorus (Bridge’s Beardtongue) This species is an amazing bloomer, literally exploding into color in mid-summer with a hundreds of scarlet-orange tubular trumpets. bloom   20 in. bloom   2 ft. x 2 ft. 061-251     Penstemon 'Magarita BOP'        Sun, Part Shade     Zones 7, 8, 9 White flowers Spring bloom   4 in. Mid-summer. Other flower colors: Penstemon pinifolius ‘Mersea Yellow’ Zone 5a – soft yellow flowers. 326-004     Parahebe olsenii        Spring through summer. your own Pins on Pinterest We grow this in a sunny rockery with very lean soil and little supplemental water. Lovely but, in our experience, less floriferous than others. 065-030     Primula 'Cowichan Yellow'        296-025     Phlox glaberimma 'Morris Berd'        Penstemon smallii has pronounced veining in its midgreen leaves. bloom   8 in. This particular selection has unusual smokey blue flowers that are notched in the center of each petal. 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