CRCCD – Dwarf Hairy Beardtongue

$6.00

Out of stock

Description

Penstemon hirsutus var. pygmaeus

CT DR P

Soil:  Average, Well-drained
Moisture:  Dry
Light:  Full Sun
Plant Height:  6 to 8 inches
Pests:  None
Landscape Value:  Great for massing, in rock gardens, on hillsides, and along walkway edges.  Also good as a container plant.

Mounded, evergreen perennial with leathery, dark green leaves and upright stems.  Profuse lavender/white tubular flowers bloom on stems late spring to early summer.  Foliage turns bronze-red in fall and winter.  Susceptible to root rot if grown in poorly-drained soil.  Tolerates drought once established.  Attracts butterflies and native bees.

1 5-pint pot

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