Pristine Lilac Purple
Electric Blue
Penstemon
Red Riding Hood

Penstemon

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Type
  • Container Friendly
  • Pollinator Friendly

Penstemon brightens the garden with elegant spikes and tubular flowers that bloom in shades of pink, red, purple, blue, and white. The trumpet-shaped blossoms are perfect for pollinators, making Penstemon a valuable choice to enhance your garden’s ecosystem. Choose Penstemon as a hardy and resilient perennial that will add vertical interest to borders, beds, or containers.

Growing Tips:

  • Sunlight: Prefers full sun to partial shade; ensure adequate sunlight for optimal flowering.
  • Soil: Well-draining soil is essential; amend with organic matter for enhanced fertility.
  • Watering: Maintain moderate moisture levels; avoid waterlogged conditions.
  • Hardiness: Penstemon is generally hardy in USDA zones 4-9, depending on the species.

Electric Blue

Also known as Beardtongue, Electric Blue Penstemon is a smaller evergreen variety reaching heights of 15-18” tall in zones 5-9. Plant this late spring bloomer in full sun to see a large display of its intense blue flowers. Electric Blue is a pollinator favorite and is deer and rabbit resistant. Plant in beds, borders, or in pots.

Twizzle Mix

Also known as Beardtongue, Twizzle Mix Penstemon is an award-winning, multi-colored variety that self-seeds for even more blooms next year. Reaching heights of 24-30” tall, this bright flower attracts all sorts of pollinators in zones 4-9. It is a very easy-to-grow variety that can handle most soil types and is drought tolerant once established. 

Riding Hood Red

Red Riding Hood Penstemon, also known as Beardtongue, has coral red tubular flowers and an upright growth habit typically reaching around 12-18” tall. Flourishing in full sun and loving heat, Red Riding Hood is adaptable to various garden conditions in zones 5-8. This plant looks best planted in en masse.

Pristine Lilac Purple

Pristine Lilac Purple Penstemon, also known as Beardtongue, produces vertical spikes of bright purple blooms against glossy foliage. This easy-to-grow variety is drought tolerant once established and will bring pollinators of every kind to your garden. Expect this North American native plant to reach heights of 15-20” tall in zones 5-8.

More Information

Rose Type Penstemon
SKU PENS005 GALLON
Characteristic(s) Container Friendly, Pollinator Friendly
Hardiness Zone 4 (-30° to -20°), 5 (-20° to -10°), 6 (-10° to 0°), 7 (0° to 10°), 8 (10° to 20°), 9 (20° to 30°)

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