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Penstemon parryi (Parry Penstemon)

Penstemon parryi
Parry's Penstemon, Parry's Beardtongue

This perennial grows from southern Arizona to northern Mexico, at elevations from 1500 to 5000 feet. Its 3-foot-tall spikes of hot pink flowers provide a glorious display of color from late February to early April. It has narrow triangular blue-green leaves. Hummingbirds love it! Plant in full sun to filtered shade and provide good drainage. It reseeds readily.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Pink
Flower Season Early Spring, Mid Spring
Growth Rate Fast
Height 1 (ft)
Spread 1 (ft)
Spacing 1' (ft)
Characteristics Great Foliage
Attracts Bees, Hummingbirds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging
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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