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Penstemon Dark Towers

SKU: AM014932
per Plant - 3" Pot
No longer available this season.
A taller variety, Dark Towers Penstemon boasts pale lavender blooms offset by dark purple foliage and stems. This butterfly magnet thrives in full sun and is drought-tolerant. (Penstemon) PP#20013
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Botanical Name
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
30-36" tall
Bloom Time
Early Summer


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 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.