Pride of the Mountain (Penstemon linarioides var. coloradoensis) in the Penstemons Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Penstemon linarioides var. coloradoensis Accepted
Penstemon linarioides subsp. coloradoensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 10 -12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 15 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Silvery, Blue-green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Lavender-blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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