General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Fruit: Other: Very late to mature in fall.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: purple and white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Suitable for wintersowing
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Small's Beardtongue
  • Small's Penstemon
  • Pink Beardtongue
  • Beard Tongue
  • Pride of the Mountain
  • Penstemon

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aspenhill On May 14, 2016 Obtained plant
Green Spring Plant Sale (Putnum Hill Nursery) - qty 3
lovesblooms On February 16, 2020 Seeds sown
winter sown
RoseA32 On May 3, 2020 Obtained plant
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