General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Wildlife Attractant: Bees

Common names
  • Beard Tongue
  • Eastern gray beardtongue
  • Pride of the Mountain
  • Penstemon

  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on May 30, 2013 12:14 AM concerning plant:
    "Penstemon canescens is a species of penstemon known by the common name eastern gray beardtongue. It is native to the southeastern United States. It is a perennial herb producing stems reaching one meter in maximum height."

    Taken from wikipedia's page at:

Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On May 13, 2018 Transplanted
1 near Thalictrum delavayi
MrsBinWY On November 25, 2017 Seeds sown
Experiment: Eight (8) 2.25" pots in garden hoop, seeds from ishareflowers
MrsBinWY On April 2, 2017 Seeds sown
coffee filter in baggie in fridge for 8 weeks, seeds from ishareflowers (she traded from Jimard); jugged 5-26-17; no germination as of 12-3-17 (holding container over)
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