Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon fruticosus

Penstemon fruticosus

Shrubby Penstemon

Plantaginaceae

Height

10 - 20 cm

Flower colour

lilac - mauve

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, gritty

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

grows well, given the right conditions​

Plant range

northwestern N-America​

Penstemon is a genus in the family Plantaginaceae.  It is a large genus native to N-America. They are usually low growing herbaceous plants or sub-shrubs with irregularly shaped flowers. They prefer full sun and many are well suited to rock gardens.

Propagation:


Layering.


Seed - sown in January - March. 

Seed not covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Low growing rock garden plant. Needs very well drained soil, preferably on a slope.

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