Penstemon hirsutus


Common Name: hairy beardtongue
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:12 to 18 inches
Width:12 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland Edge
Soil Type:moist to dry, well drained
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Dry
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:violet
Bloom Time:early summer
Comments:Carefree plant. Naturalizes in dry open spots. Tends to sprawl.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed requires light to germinate.
Picture Copyright: Jim Stasz @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database