PlantsPenstemons→Dusky Beardtongue (Penstemon whippleanus)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Beard Tongue
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Wildlife Attractant: Bees

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Plant Events from our members
chelle On January 30, 2015 Seeds sown
Batch sown with GA3 soak
W/S 8 weeks cold
Irregular germination
*Hold indefinitely
MrsBinWY On October 18, 2020 Transplanted
A rooted piece from the plant next to the Ninebark shrub. Planted next to the iron pot in the back yard.
MrsBinWY On February 4, 2017 Seeds sown
coffee filter in baggy in fridge, Z3, P, L, 4:8w, 50 seeds from Alplains; 4-2-17 put seeds in milk jug & put on back patio
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What are the chances? by Leftwood May 3, 2011 2:37 AM 6

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