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Penstemon sp., Beard-tongue

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Penstemon sp.

Family: Plantaginaceae
Origin: North America
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Most penstemons are herbaceous perennials, the remainder being shrubs or subshrubs.

Species and varieties:

Penstemon digitalis

Penstemon eatonii

Penstemon hartwegii

Penstemon hartwegii 'Tubular Bells Rose'

Penstemon hybride 'Cherry'

Penstemon kunthii

Penstemon 'Lord Home'

Penstemon pinifolius

Penstemon superbus

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