PlantsPenstemons→Fuzzy-tongue penstemon (Penstemon eriantherus)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6 - 14 inches
Plant Spread: 6 inches
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees


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Plant Events from our members
chelle From January 30, 2015 to April 11, 2015 Seeds germinated
chelle On January 29, 2015 Seeds sown
W/S - 8 wks cold 39 degrees.
MrsBinWY On June 17, 2017 Potted up
9 more (last ones)
MrsBinWY On March 24, 2017 Seeds germinated
1, potted it up, put on back patio, and put the rest back in fridge; 4-2-17, rest of seeds to milk jug, put on back patio
MrsBinWY On February 5, 2017 Seeds sown
coffee filter in baggy in fridge; 8 weeks per TC; 25 seeds from Native Ideals Seed Farm (Joyce sent)
MrsBinWY On February 16, 2015 Seeds germinated
MrsBinWY On January 25, 2015 Seeds sown
WS 25 seeds - from plants at ranch
MrsBinWY On January 25, 2015 Seeds sown
WS 25 seeds - from plants at ranch
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