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what colour is Penstemon barbatus Rondo


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Various reds

4 Aug, 2010

 

Rondo isn't a variety, it's a hybrid mix of various colours - lavender, pinks, purples and blues - so it's pot luck as to the flower colour of any individual seed-grown plant.

4 Aug, 2010

 

As always, all the info from Ilex there - you can get a mix of just reds though, but they won't all be the same shade of red.

4 Aug, 2010

 

You're quite right Bamboo, reds are indeed also amongst the colour possibilities!

The full name of these plants is: Penstemon barbatus var. praecox f. nanus 'Rondo' by the way, which translates to: the miniature form of the early-flowering variety of bearded 5-stamen......catchy huh! :-)

4 Aug, 2010

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