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'Purple Riding Hood' Beardtongue Penstemon spectabilis

Exposure
  • Sun

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
  • Summer
Mature Size
16" 2'
Height
12" - 16"
Spread
18" - 2'
  • Details

    Features

    This new, distinctive selection has a vigorous, upright and compact habit. Freely flowering with dark red purple and dark blue flowers arranged on strong stems, attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. Excellent choice for perennial borders and cutting gardens.

    Long Blooming
    Drought Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    12 - 16 Inches
    Spacing: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Spread: 
    18 - 24 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    Flower Shade: 
    Purple
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

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

    Excellent choice for perennial borders and cutting gardens.

    'Purple Riding Hood' Penstemon spectabilis USPP 23,067
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