Penstemon hybrids

Botanical Name: Penstemon hybrids

Phonetic: Pen-Steh-mon High-Bridz

Common Name(s): Garden Penstemon/Border Penstemon/Beard Tongue

Family: Scrophulariaceae
Origin: North America
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple
Fall Color:  –                                
Leaf Color: Green
Texture: Soft
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Variety of bloom times, late spring to summer
Flower Color(s): White, pink, red, yellow, blue

Exposure: Full sun (4-6 hours of sunlight)
USDA: 3-8
Climate Zone(s): Depends on species
Growth Rate: Fast                                             
Height: 2-6 Feet (depends on species)
Hydrozone: Low
Soil: Well drained soils
Pest: No serious problems, aphids
Features: Include 250 species, colorful tubular flowers, top nectar plants, attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees, prefer hot, sunny, and dry conditions, low maintenance
Use: Rock garden, native gardens, borders, perennial gardens, wildflower gardens, massing

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