Penstemon 'Dakota Burgundy' - Beardtongue (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Perennials

Penstemon 'Dakota™ Burgundy'

Beardtongue

Penstemon 'Dakota Burgundy' features lovely lavender flowers on glossy, purple-black leaves. Shorter and more compact than most penstemons. Tough and long-lived perennial loved by hummingbirds!

Beardtongue Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Do not tolerate having wet feet over winter!

Height:

12-14 in

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Spread:

12-14 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes for Penstemon 'Dakota™ Burgundy'

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Attributes
Great Foliage
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Specimen
Cut Flower
Focal Point
Foliage Color
Purple
Great Companion Plants for Penstemon 'Dakota™ Burgundy'
Lanceleaf Coreopsis Lanceleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata )
Anise hyssop Anise hyssop (Agastache 'Tango')
Daylily Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Lavender Blue Baby')
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