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Penstemon eatoni (Firecracker Penstemon)

Penstemon eatoni
Firecracker Penstemon, Firecracker Beardtongue, Eaton's Penstemon, Eaton's Beardtongue

This perennial grows along sandy washes and slopes in the southwestern U.S. It blooms in late winter to early spring with spikes of rich red flowers. Hummingbirds love it! Glossy dark green leaves form a low clump. Plant in full sun and well-drained soils. It reseeds readily.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 5 (-20° F)
Flower Color Red
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 1' - 3' (ft)
Spread 1' - 3' (ft)
Spacing 24" - 36" (in)
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Tolerance Deer, Drought
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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