Penstemon barbatus Rock Candy Ruby (Beardtongue) PP#27,870

Rock Candy® Series

(a.k.a Penstemon barbatus ‘Novapenrub’)

(Bitterherb, Broom Shell Flower, Cod Head, Firecracker Plant, Fish Mouth)

A tidy, compact clump of green foliage topped by upright spikes full of deep pink, bell-shaped flowers. Height 12″.

A tidy, compact clump of green foliage topped by upright spikes full of deep pink, bell-shaped flowers. Height 12". PP#27,870.

Penstemon attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden. Prefers average, dry to medium well drained soil. Avoid wet poorly drained soil as it will rot. Drought tolerate when established. Tolerates heat, humidity, salts and cold.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-8
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time(s): June-September