General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 33 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 30 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Glossy bronze-red foliage
Flowers: Showy
Other: Upright, clumping habit
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadhead faded flower stems to ensure more flowering throughout the season
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Alpine Gardening
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP20013; EU27485

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Common names
  • Penstemon
  • Pride of the Mountain

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Comments:
  • Posted by lovemyhouse (Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) - Zone 8a) on May 9, 2013 5:28 PM concerning plant:
    First year for this plant. Is said to do well in the area.
  • Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Apr 14, 2014 11:17 AM concerning plant:
    Gorgeous red foliage, but not very generous with blooms. Seems to survive zone 5 without protection. Pretty xeric.
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