Plant ID forum: Large-flowered Beardtongue (Penstemon grandiflorus)

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Name: Reid
North Branch, MN (Zone 4b)
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Anderwood
Jun 6, 2015 2:56 PM CST

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Thanks! This is in MN.
Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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Danita
Jun 6, 2015 3:00 PM CST
It looks like Large-flowered Beardtongue (Penstemon grandiflorus)
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Gorgeous!!! Lovey dubby
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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Jun 6, 2015 3:44 PM CST
That is gorgeous!! is it in your garden? we have a very similar one Penstemon cobaea.
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Name: Rick R.
Minneapolis, MN, USA zone 4
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Leftwood
Jun 6, 2015 8:07 PM CST
Definitely Penstemon grandiflorus. They are blooming right now, and are a common native in our area, Reid. Mine seed into my yard. They grow best in dry soils.
Name: Reid
North Branch, MN (Zone 4b)
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Anderwood
Jun 6, 2015 9:46 PM CST
It was at a nature reserve.
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Duffymeadows
Jun 7, 2020 7:04 PM CST
We have a whole field full of these gorgeous penstemon (see more of our prairie plants at www.duffymeadows.com )
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