Hairy Beardtongue (Penstemon hirsutus) in the Penstemons Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees

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Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms From February 28, 2017 to February 6, 2017 Seeds sown
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lovesblooms On January 15, 2017 Seeds sown
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MrsBinWY On June 10, 2017 Potted up
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MrsBinWY On March 25, 2017 Seeds germinated
MrsBinWY On February 5, 2017 Seeds sown
coffee filter in baggy in fridge for 4 weeks; 25 seeds from Diane's Seeds; sown in milk jug on 3-10-17, put on back patio
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