Penstemon whippleanus ‘Chocolate Drop’

Image of Penstemon whippleanus ‘Chocolate Drop’
  • Flowers attract bees

  • Plant for partial shade

  • Plant for sun

  • Rarely offered for sale

A rarely seen penstemon which deserves to be more widely grown. Stems bearing small, tubular, purple-brown flowers with a white pin-striped throat have a lustrous sheen and appear in mid summer until autumn. 

Requires a well-drained soil in sun or partial shade shade. Will not tolerate wet soils. Do not cut back until spring. 

Height: 8-12 inches / 20-30cm

Spread: 12-18 inches / 30-45cm

Contact Us For Availability

This plant is currently out of stock. Please contact us for details of when we expect to have more available.

Delivery Options

Our web shop is now open for you to browse and make your selection from. We only send plants out Monday (not Bank Holidays) to Wednesday. This is to avoid packages being left in the postage system over the weekend. Shipping plants and keeping them healthy along the process is an intricate matter. As we care for the plants we sell we deliver them in a way that ensures they have enough to drink and enough protection between our nursery and your home.

  • Courier Service

    Typically sent out via Royal Mail's First Class signed for delivery service or United Parcels Service (UPS) next day delivery. Postage charges depend on the total weight of plants you buy, see full details here: Read ›

    0kg - 0.29kg - £2

    0.3kg - 1kg - £3.50

    1.1kg - 2.5kg - £5.75

    2.6kg - 5kg - £6.50

    5.01kg - 15kg - £8.00

    Over 15kg - FREE

  • Click And Collect

    Collection is available from one of the events we’ll be attending.