Penstemon 'Pristine Lilac Purple' - Beardtongue (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Perennials

Penstemon barbatus 'Pristine Lilac Purple'

Beardtongue

Penstemon 'Pristine Lilac Purple' is an upright clumping beardtongue with large sturdy stems that are stacked with tubular dark purple flowers in summer. Foliage is glossy. A vigorous grower loved by hummingbirds!

Beardtongue Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plants require well-drained soil--they do not tolerate wet feet in winter.

Height:

15-20 in

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Spread:

15-20 in

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Hardiness Zone:

5 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes for Penstemon barbatus 'Pristine Lilac Purple'

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Border or Bed
Cut Flower
Mass Planting
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