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Penstemon strictus (Rocky Mountain Penstemon)

Penstemon strictus
Rocky Mountain Penstemon, Rocky Mountain Beardtongue, Strict Beardtongue, Toadflax Beardtongue

Indigenous to the grasslands of Colorado and Wyoming, this perennial blooms in the early summer with 2-foot-tall spikes of violet-blue flowers. It has long, narrow, dark green leaves. Hummingbirds are drawn to the flowers. Plant in full sun and well-drained soils. It reseeds readily.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 4 (-30° F)
Flower Color Blue
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 1' - 3' (ft)
Spread 1' - 3' (ft)
Spacing 36" (in)
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Bees, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Tolerance Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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