Penstemon digitalis – Beardtongue

 A stout, erect, 8-12 in. perennial with broad, rough leaves and a densely flowered spike of large, tubular blossoms. Flowers are white, sometimes with a pale pinkish or bluish tube.

PLANT CHARACTERISTICS

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 0-1 ft. 

BLOOM INFORMATION

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr, May, Jun

GROWING CONDITIONS

Water Use: Low , Medium
Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist, Wet
Soil Description: Fertile, well-drained loam, clay loam, and sand. Acid preferably but tolerates lime.
Conditions Comments: Will tolerate dry shade. 

BENEFIT

Use Ornamental: A great bloomer for clay loam in areas with poor drainage.
Use Wildlife: Hummingbirds and bumblebees
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Hummingbirds
Nectar Source: yes

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