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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

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Common names
  • Hill Country Penstemon
  • Scarlet Penstemon
  • Heller's Beardtongue
  • Pride of the Mountain
  • Penstemon

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Location: my yard
Date: 2016-04-09
naturalized in back pasture
Location: my yard
Date: 2016-04-09
naturalized in back pasture
Location: Medina Co., Texas
Date: April 2007
Scarlet Penstemon
Location: Bandera Co., Texas
Date: April 2009
Scarlet Penstemon
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Date: 2012-05-22
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