Bush Penstemon (Penstemon ambiguus) 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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 - 28 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds

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Location: Elephant Butte, NMDate: 10/6/2013I didn't find any of these in full bloom today but did find some
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Location: Elephant Butte, NMDate: 10/6/2013A very small specimen at about 10in.tall by 6in wide. I've seen t
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