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Showy Beardtongue (Penstemon cobaea)


Light:

Full or part sun

Flowering:

Late spring - early summer

Soil:

Well drained soil. Drought tolerant.

Height:

24 to 30 inches

Color:

Purple

Hardiness:

Zone 4. Native as far north as Iowa.

Uses:

Mixed beds, native plantings. Excellent hummingbird plant.

Care:

Fairly easy in a sunny spot with well drained soil. Cutting back spent flower stalks will improve appearance and vigor. One of the showiest of the native penstemons.

Native:

No

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