A fully hardy perennial semi-evergreen plant with pink flowers throughout Summer. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are trumpet shaped. It looks best in Summer and Autumn. Penstemon 'Hidcote Pink' grows in soils ranging from a pH of 6 (acidic ranges from 5.6 to 6) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to chalk, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils, and prefers high fertility.This is a erect plant and has a clump forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.9 m / 3 ft and spread of 0.6 m / 2 ft. It can take 4-5 years to reach its ultimate height.