PO Box 567
Lilydale, Vic 3140
Phone (03) 9735 3831
Like all Penstemons, ‘Swanlake’ is an attractive shrub with an upright habit. It is a good grower that similar to Penstemon ‘Snowbird’ but instead of pure white the flowers have a soft pink tinge. They occur inprofusioon during summer and early autumn. The shrub grows to approximately 80 cm in height and 50cm in width. Penstemon ‘Swanlake’ prefers a sunny aspect with moist but well drained soil. It will tolerate moderate frosts. A medium prune and feed with Osmocote Outdoors Trees & Shrubs after flowering will keep the plant compact and healthy.
Penstemons are a great addition to any garden. They can be used as a specimen plant, tub plant, en masse for an eye catching affect or even as a low hedge. They look good interplanted with other Penstemons; Snowbird and Hidcote Pink for the softer tones or Russian River and Gladiator for a bright colorful garden.