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Penstemon (pen-stee'-mon)

Beardedtongue

This large group has both low-growing and upright-growing plants. The tubular flowers are mainly red, pink or lavender, but some have yellow flowers. The flowers line the spikes, some nodding gently, others facing straight out. The name Penstemon comes from Pente (five) and Stemon (stamen) meaning five stamens and refers to those flower parts. Companion Plants: Achillea, Artemisia, Tradescantia, Coreopsis, Pennisetum.

'Shadow Mountain'

Lavender-blue cousin to 'Red Rocks'. Grows 18-24". Blooms late spring to summer.

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

Full Sun to Part Sun/Shade Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsGood Cut FlowerGood for Dry Locations

digitalis 'Husker Red'

1996 Perennial Plant of the Year, outstanding variety with bronzy-red leaves and stems bearing white flowers with a hint of pink, blooms early to mid summer, grows 30-36".

Hardiness Zone: 4-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsGood Cut FlowerGood for Dry Locations

#1 Cont.

Pinacolada Blue

Rich blue blooms by the dozen on tall sturdy stems. Long wands of vibrant color give it far more impact. Foliage is almost hidden by the blooms. Extended bloom time. Blooms late spring into mid-summer. Drought tolerant. 10-16".

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

Full Sun Attracts Hummingbirds

#1 Cont., QT

Pinacolada Red

Bushy plant producing big, brilliant red flowerspikes in mid-summer to early fall. First year flowering. Has great branching ability for more color. Loved by hummingbirds. Very showy (10-16" tall)

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

Full Sun Attracts HummingbirdsGood Cut FlowerGood for Dry Locations

#1 Cont., QT

Pinacolada Rose

Soft rose-pink blooms by the dozen on tall sturdy stems. Long wands of vibrant color give it far more impact. Foliage is almost hidden by the blooms. Extended bloom time. Blooms late spring into mid summer. Drought tolerant.

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

Full Sun Attracts Hummingbirds

#1 Cont.

Prairie Twilight

Very showy, late spring perennial with masses of lavender flowers with white tips. Strong, burgundy stems complement the flower color. 22". PP# 19893.

Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Full Sun Attracts HummingbirdsFragrant Flowers or FoliageGood Cut Flower

#1 Cont.

x mexicali 'Pike's Peak Purple'

Grape jelly-colored flowers with striped throats, mounds of attractive deep green leaves, grows 30?.

Hardiness Zone: 7-9, AHS Heat-Zone: 10-

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsGood Cut FlowerGood for Dry Locations

x mexicali 'Red Rocks'

Constant bloom of bright rose flowers, narrow, dark green leaves, 1999 Plant Select for the Rocky Mountain and Plains States, blooms early to mid summer, grows 15-18".

Hardiness Zone: 2-8, AHS Heat-Zone: 8-1

Full Sun Attracts ButterfliesAttracts HummingbirdsGood Cut FlowerGood for Dry Locations

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