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'Lavender Riding Hood' Beardtongue Penstemon spectabilis

Exposure
  • Sun or Shade

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
2'8" 18"
Height
2' - 2'8"
Spread
12" - 18"
  • Details

    Features

    An abundance of huge, lavender tubular flowers on long stems cover this attractive perennial from late spring through summer

    Attracts: 
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    24 - 32 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 18 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 18 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    Flower Shade: 
    Purple
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun or Shade
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Spring through Summer
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Low
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Cut Flower
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Easy to grow.

    'Lavender Riding Hood' Penstemon spectabilis USPP 23,064
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