Husker Red Penstemon Plant (Beardtongue)
Husker Red Penstemon Plant (Beardtongue)

Husker Red Penstemon Plant (Beardtongue)

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Each Quart-sized Pot contains 1 plant
Full Sun (6+ hours)Moist to Dry30-inches tall x 18-inches wide
Plant Features
Husker Red Penstemon Plants features bronze-red foliage and stems that are topped in early summer with white flowers that are tinged with pink. The foliage color is best in cooler fall temperatures. Beardtongue plants do best in full sun locations and will tolerate nutrient poor soil, even gravely soils; must be very well drained. It is not recommended to use traditional mulch on this plant, use gravel if you must mulch at all. Penstemon are exceptional at attracting pollinators and they are seldom browsed by deer or rabbits.
Plant Needs
Preferred Sunlight: Full Sun (6+ hours)
Preferred Soil Moisture: Moist to Dry
Fertilizer Needs: When transplanted and then once every Spring
Tolerates: Sandy soil
Survives Winter in Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Characteristics
Habit: Upright
Mature Plant Size: 30-inches tall x 18-inches wide
Flower Color: Pink, White
Foliage Color: Red
Bloom Time: June, July, August, September
Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
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"Husker Red Penstemon Plant (Beardtongue)"

Jim Fain on 10/21/2019 9:45:52 AM

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Comment: Healthy, bushy plant arrived in good condition and ready to plant. Look forward to its first blooming season. Good plant at a good price.

"Very pleased!"

Vicki W on 6/13/2019 12:04:04 PM

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Comment: My plants arrived and I was amazed how big and healthy they were. We planted them right away and they are growing well. I can't wait for them to bloom, they are going to be a beautiful asset to my garden!