Penstemon x mexicali Pikes’s Peak Purple (Beardtongue)

Short spikes of bright violet purple trumpet shaped flowers with white throats, glossy green foliage. Height 12-18″.

Short spikes of bright violet purple trumpet shaped flowers with white throats, glossy green foliage. Height 12-18".

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): 4-8
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time(s): May-August