Foothill Penstemon (Penstemon heterophyllus 'True Blue') in the Penstemons Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 9 - 12 inches
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Wildlife Attractant: Bees

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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seeking: Rocky Mountain Penstemon (Blue) Plants for trade by NHJenDion Sep 15, 2017 6:37 AM 7
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How early do you start seeds? by mom2goldens Jan 11, 2013 1:17 PM 65

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