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Penstemon x barbatus 'Prairie Dusk'
Beard Tongue
Penstemon x barbatus 'Prairie Dusk'
Code: 4989Family: ScrophulariaceaeGenus: Penstemon
Plant Type:Perennial
Tall, vivid purple, tubular blooms appear all summer and are a favorite of hummingbirds. It's drought tolerant, deer resistant, and easy to grow. Remove spent flowers for best re-bloom.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Moderate
Size Range: 30" tall x 12-18" wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Soil: Average,Tolerates Poor,Well-drained,Not particular
Water Use: Low,Moderate
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Cold Hardy to -40° to -30°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Bees Attracts BeesAttracts Birds Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies Attracts ButterfliesAttracts Hummingbirds Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant Deer ResistantDrought Tolerant Drought Tolerant
Good for Cut Flowers Good for Cut FlowersShowy Flowers Showy Flowers
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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