PlantsPenstemons→Beardtongue (Penstemon Red Rocks®)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Red Rocks®
Cultivar name: 'P008S'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Rose
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 1999 Plant Select Winner
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2017-06-18
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Location: My Garden, Arvada, ColoradoDate: September
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Location: Georgia, USADate: Late Spring
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2013-10-22
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Location: my garden, Zone 7b, NCDate: 2012-05-12
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-05-24 - Many plump buds promise a good long bloom season.
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Location: my garden NCDate: 2011-10-22
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2010-05-24
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2010-05-24
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Location: NJDate: 2012-06-19
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2010-05-26
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2006-06-24
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2006-12-30
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Location: In bud, my garden NC zone 7bDate: 2012-05-05
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Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
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Location: western OregonDate: 2016-02-21
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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Apr 3, 2013 10:33 PM

I love growing Red Rocks in my garden for the hummers, bees, and myself to enjoy.

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