Quartz® Red Penstemon Plant (Beardtongue)
Quartz® Red Penstemon Plant (Beardtongue)

Quartz® Red Penstemon Plant (Beardtongue)

Price: 16.49
Each Quart-Sized Pot contains 1 plant
Full Sun (6+ hours of direct sunlight)Moist to Dry24-inches tall x 24-inches wide
Plant Features

Quartz® Red Penstemon features stems that are topped in early summer with scarlet red, tubular flowers. Heat and drought tolerant, this one will bloom all season long! 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.

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

Plant Needs
Preferred Sunlight: Full Sun (6+ hours of direct sunlight)
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: 24-inches tall x 24-inches wide
Flower Color: Red
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Time: June, July, August, September
Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
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