General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Other: glossy leaves
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Deep Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Blooms on & off all summer w/ deadheading.
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Will self sow.

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

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Location: Maine
Date: 2021
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2016-05-27
 11:45 am. An appropriate name for a sweetheart of a Penstemon.
Location: my garden in Frederick, MD
Date: 2012-05-16
delicate but bright bright pink...  not coral or rose, definitely
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C. 
Date: 2015-05-25
 7:58 pm. A lovely shade of true pink.
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C. 
Date: 2015-09-09
 12:12 pm. A new seedling, beginning its bloom in September.
Photo by MaryDurtschi
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2016-05-25
 5:47 pm.
Location: Maine
Date: 2015-05-29
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2008-06-26
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
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