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

Perennials

Penstemon barbatus 'Pristine Blue'

Beardtongue

Penstemon 'Pristine Blue' is an upright clumping beardtongue with large sturdy stems that are stacked with tubular sapphire-blue 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 Blue'

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
Great Companion Plants for Penstemon barbatus 'Pristine Blue'
Coneflower Coneflower (Echinacea 'Fiery Meadow Mama')
Ornamental Onion Ornamental Onion (Allium tanguticum 'Summer Beauty')
Daylily Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Double Dream')
Shasta Daisy Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum 'Real Charmer')
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