Penstemon 'Dakota Burgundy' - Beardtongue (Photo courtesy of TERRA NOVA Nurseries, Inc.)

Perennials

Penstemon digitalis 'Dakota™ Burgundy'

Beard Tongue

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!

Beard Tongue 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 digitalis '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 digitalis 'Dakota™ Burgundy'
Beebalm Beebalm (Monarda bradburiana )
Pale Coneflower Pale Coneflower (Echinacea pallida )
Shasta Daisy Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum 'Becky')
Meadow Sage Meadow Sage (Salvia nemorosa 'Rose Marvel')
Tall Bearded Iris Tall Bearded Iris (Iris germanica 'Summer Olympics')
Similar Plants to Penstemon digitalis 'Dakota™ Burgundy'
Beard Tongue Beard Tongue (Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red')
Beardtongue Beardtongue (Penstemon barbatus 'Pristine Blue')
Beardtongue Beardtongue (Penstemon barbatus 'Pristine Deep Rose')
Beardtongue Beardtongue (Penstemon barbatus 'Pristine Lilac Purple')