PlantsPenstemons→Pride of the Mountain (Penstemon eriantherus var. redactus)

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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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 3 - 6 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Suitable for wintersowing

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