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Penstemon amphorellae (Mexican Blue Penstemon)

Penstemon amphorellae
Mexican Blue Penstemon

This fast-growing native of Coahuilla, Mexico has a low, sprawling form, with narrow light green leaves. It blooms in late spring with spikes of large, light blue flowers that attract hummingbirds. Plant in full sun to part shade, and provide moderate irrigation. It can reseed in the landscape.

Plant Type Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 7 (0° F)
Flower Color Blue
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 1 (ft)
Spread 2 (ft)
Spacing 1' (ft)
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Bees, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Tolerance Dry Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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