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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Plant Spread: 12-15 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Division

naturalized in back pasture

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Location: Medina Co., TexasDate: April 2007Scarlet Penstemon
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Location: Bandera Co., TexasDate: April 2009Scarlet Penstemon
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