CRCCD – Beardtongue ‘Husker Red’

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Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker Red’


Soil:  Well-drained
Moisture:  Average to Dry
Light:  Full to Part Sun
Plant Height:  2 to 3 feet
Plant Width:  1 to 2 feet
Pests:  None
Landscape Value:  Great for massing, in borders and naturalized areas, or as a specimen plant.  Great as a cut flower.

Great color contrast in the garden!  Clump-forming perennial with rigid purple stems, maroon leaves, and 2 to 3 foot spikes of profuse white, tubular flowers that bloom mid-spring to early summer.  Susceptible to root rot if grown in poorly-drained soil.  Tolerates heat, drought, clay soil and dry soil.  Songbirds eat ripe seeds from flower stems in fall and winter.  Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, moths and native bees.

1 5-pint pot