This 30-inch tall plant produces a wealth of brilliant scarlet, red, and pink tubular flowers with white throats. From June to September, this perennial also called Beardtongue will reward you with non-stop blooming.
Easily established from Penstemon seeds, it is a great addition to any flower garden with its deep bronze-green foliage and various color blooms. It will grow as a perennial in frost-free or mild winters and as an annual in other zones.
Season: Perennial USDA Zones: 8 - 10 Height: 28 - 32 inches Bloom Season: Late spring through fall Bloom Color: Scarlet Foliage Color: Bronze-green Environment: Full sun to partial shade Soil Type: Well-drained soils, pH 5.8 - 6.8 Deer Resistant: Yes Latin Name: Penstemon Hartwegii
Temperature: 60 - 70F Average Germ Time: 14 - 30 days Light Required: Yes Depth: Cover lightly, the seed should be visible Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination Plant Spacing: 16 - 20 inches