Penstemon digitalis also known as Foxglove Penstemon attracts honeybees, bumble bees, mason bees and large leaf-cutting bees. Other pollinators such as hummingbirds and butterflies will come and feast as well. Due to the height of this perennials it’s large enough to compete against many kinds of weeds and puts on a very pretty show when blooming. Blooms can last up to 4 weeks. Plant this variety along a woodland border or in a habitat.
Penstemon Family: There are over 250 Penstemon species, mostly native to our western states and Mexico. Their flowers range from blue to white to red, with several bi-colors. The common name, Bearded Tongue may surprise wildflower gardeners, since many of the wild Penstemons are called Beard Tongue. But according to Allan Armitage and other perennial experts, Bearded Tongue is the correct common name for the perennials.
|Item Package Size|
Plant - 3" Pot
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
24-60" tall (2-5 feet)
|Estimated Mature Spread|
Late spring to mid summer
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Easy To Grow, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Native, Good For Cut Flowers
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