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Cherry Sparks Penstemon Plant

  • - Beardtongue
  • - Height: 16-20 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 3-8
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: June-August
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Cherry Sparks Penstemon Plant
Plant Features

The aptly named Cherry Sparks Penstemon features tiny, bright red bell-like flowers that rise above the foliage on slender stems. The blooms are larger and last twice as long as with other penstemon. These sun and heat lovers need plenty of light and good drainage. They are also wonderful as a cut flower, so be sure to add a few to your indoor arrangements. Attract the butterflies and hummingbirds with these beautiful blooms!

Companion Planting: Aquilegia, Crocosmia, Eryngium, Euphorbia, Heuchera, Kniphofia, Phlox, Salvia

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist to Dry
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 12-16 inches
Habit Upright
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees, Hummingbirds, Wild Birds
Features Cut Flower, Drought tolerant, Heat tolerant
Garden Styles Container Garden, Pollinator Garden, Prairie Garden, Rock Garden, Roof Garden, Xeriscape Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Texture
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid