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200 Penstemon Beardtongue Mix Seeds - Seed World
200 Penstemon Beardtongue Mix Seeds - Seed World
200 Penstemon Beardtongue Mix Seeds - Seed World
200 Penstemon Beardtongue Mix Seeds - Seed World

50 Penstemon Beardtongue Mix Seeds

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Penstemon Seeds - Perennial Hummingbird Beardtongue Mix Flower

Penstemon Barbatus Compact Mix is a very long flowering, native perennial that produces near-constant flushes of beautiful blooms! Penstemon, also known as beardtongues, are extremely hardy and can withstand the poorest of soils. You'll see penstemons growing in gravelly soil, steep hills, and even gravel slides.

This compact drought tolerant mix will produce pinks, rose, purple and blue and attracts hummingbirds. It does fantastic in containers and window boxes. It would be ideal for small space gardening like balconies or small decks. Penstemon will be the focal point of a planter and will serve as the "thriller" plant when designing a planter arrangement.

Penstemons are Hummingbird magnets! In fact, it could be the Hummingbird's favorite flower with its corolla shape that is ideally shaped for hummingbirds to extract nectar. They're also fantastic as borders and bedding plants with their showy flowers! Penstemons are a dry water condition tolerant plant and will do well in areas with very little rainfall like California.

Nearly all pollinators like bees and butterflies seem to love Penstemons! They'll also attract beneficial predatory insects to the garden helping to defend against bad creatures like aphids, thrips, whiteflies, etc.

Sunlight: Full
Days to Germination: 14-30 days after cold, moist stratification in the fridge
Life Cycle: Perennial
Sowing-Direct or Indoors in Well Draining mix
Days to Maturity: 55
Sowing Depth-Surface seeds need light

Climate: Highland, Humid Continental, Marine West Coast, Mediterranean, Semiarid
Common Name: Penstemon
Color: Blue, Pink, Purple, Red
Growth Habit: Clumping
Soil Type: Chalk, Clay, Loam, Peat, Sand, Silt
Season of Interest: Fall, Spring, Summer
Life Cycle: Perennial
Watering: Medium
Genus: Penstemon
Sunlight: Full Sun, Medium Sun
Features: Mix, Butterflies, Pollinators, Hummingbirds, Air Purifying, Cold Resistant, Dwarf, Fast Growing, Flowering, Potted
Cultivating Difficulty: Easy