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Penstemon 'Red Riding Hood' - Beard Tongue

Perennials

Penstemon barbatus 'Red Riding Hood'

Beard Tongue

Penstemon barbatus 'Red Riding Hood' produces an abundance of bright watermelon-red flowers the very first year. A compact variety which makes it great for container production. Long-blooming with tubular flowers attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Great cut flowers. Nice impact plant for the summer garden!

Beard Tongue Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in well-drained soil.

Height:

18-24 In

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Spread:

18-24 In

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes for Penstemon barbatus 'Red Riding Hood'

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Growth Habit
Clump Type
Height
16-24 Inches
Attributes
Edging
Focal Point
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Specimen
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower
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Daylily Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Little Business')
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