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Penstemon superbus (Superb Penstemon, Coral Penstemon)

Penstemon superbus
Superb Penstemon, Coral Penstemon

This stunner shoots up spikes of vivid coral flowers as tall as six feet in the spring. It occurs in rocky canyons and washes, in Arizona, New Mexico, and northern Mexico. Large blue-green leaves often have a tinge of purple. Hummingbirds love the flowers. Plant in full sun and well-drained soils. It reseeds readily.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 5 (-20° F)
Flower Color Coral
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 2 (ft)
Spread 2 (ft)
Spacing 1' - 3' (ft)
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Tolerance Cold, Deer, Drought, Heat
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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