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Penstemon thurberi (Thurber’s Penstemon)

Penstemon thurberi
Thurber’s Penstemon

Thurber's Penstemon is a shrub-like perennial that can reach 2 to 3 feet tall and wide. Narrow green leaves are highlighted with small, pink to purple tubular flowers in the late spring and early summer. Native across most of the Southwest, this plant performs better in middle and higher deserts in full sun exposures. Plant in soil with good drainage, and provide periodic irrigation through the warm season.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 6 (-10° F)
Flower Color Pink
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 3 (ft)
Spread 3 (ft)
Spacing 1' - 3' (Ft)
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Bees, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Edging
Tolerance Deer
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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