Penstemon hirsutus var. pygmaeus
CT DR P
Soil: Average, Well-drained
Light: Full Sun
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
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