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Week 25 – June 20, 2024

Plant Information

Penstemon mexicali Pike's Peak Purple®

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Penstemon x mexicali

Common Name: Beard tongue

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Drought Tolerant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Height: 30" (76cm)

Width: 12 - 15" (30 - 38cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Grape jelly-colored flowers with striped throats.
Forms a bushy clump of narrow green leaves.
An excellent low-maintenance perennial.

Grower Information:

Grape jelly-colored flowers with striped throats on a bushy clump of narrow, green leaves.


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