Penstemon Red Rocks

Penstemon

March 13, 2016 @ 4:45 am

Penstemons typically thrive in lean, well drained soil.  Their tubular flowers come in many colors.  They put on a pretty show in summer and are visited by many pollinators.

Exposure: Sun, Part Sun

Bloom Time:  Summer

Varieties:

  • Red Rocks: 15″H x 12″W.  Bright rose flowers.  A Plant Select perennial. Zone 4.
  • Desert Beardtongue: up to 36″H x 20″W.  Lavender mauve flowers.  A Plant Select perennial. Zone 5.
Desert Beardtongue
Desert Beardtongue
Photo Courtesy Plant Select
Penstemon Red Rocks
Penstemon Red Rocks
Photo Courtesy Gulleys