General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Plant Height: 36-48 inches
Plant Spread: 30 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Cherry red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds

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Common names
  • Beardtongue
  • Beard Tongue
  • Pride of the Mountain
  • Penstemon

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