Beardtongue (Penstemon 'Onyx and Pearls') in the Penstemons Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Lavender with white interiors
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PPAF

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