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Penstemon barbatus ‘Coral Baby’ (Coral Baby Penstemon)

Penstemon barbatus 'Coral Baby'
Coral Baby

This stunning hybrid Penstemon barbatus is a blooming machine. This selection from the Colorado Plant Select® program will grow about 1 and a half feet tall and wide and forms a nice cluster of dark green foliage. Flowers spikes covered in bright coral, tubular flowers are produced late spring through summer. Although this plant was discovered in the high desert, it grows well even in the summer heat of Phoenix with a little protection. Grows well in full sun to partial shade, make sure to provide well draining soil.

Plant Type Perennial
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 5 (-20° F)
Flower Color Coral
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 2' - 4' (ft)
Spread 9" - 12" (in)
Spacing 12" (in)
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Bog Gardens, Cut Flowers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rabbit, Salt
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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