Beard Tongue (Penstemon pseudospectabilis) 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 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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so pretty!!! by Onewish1 Feb 28, 2013 6:54 PM 7
Asa's former lawn...or (better) Dirt's current gardens by evermorelawnless Jul 13, 2019 12:29 PM 237
Bee Friends And Other Garden Guests - Chapter 8 - 2017 by wildflowers Aug 2, 2017 7:29 AM 401
thyme for (more) bees and other bugs on flowers by dirtdorphins Mar 7, 2015 11:22 PM 760
My Mail Order Plants For 2013 by Marilyn Apr 4, 2013 12:13 AM 43
2013 - Where Are You Ordering From? by Marilyn Jul 10, 2013 3:08 AM 51
Good sources for perennials by SongofJoy Nov 17, 2013 7:31 PM 419

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