Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' ~ Husker Red Beardtongue-ServeScape

Husker Red Beardtongue

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

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  • Delivery to Greater Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC & Tallahassee, FL area ONLY, within 5-7 business days. (Click HERE to see our Delivery Area Map)
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee, GA       
    (Mon/Wed/Fri 11am-4pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)
**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Husker Red Beardtongue is a compact native herbaceous perennial with rigid upright dark stems and dark green lance-shaped foliage that turns maroon.  Loose raceme of small tubular white flowers with pink blush bloom mid spring to early summer.  Grows best in partial sun and dry to medium well-drained soil.  Drought and heat tolerant.




Eastern N. America; GA Native


2' - 3'


1’ - 2'



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3 - 8


Full SunPart Sun

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  No serious pests or diseases.  Root rot can occur in poorly-drained soils.
LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersRock GardensXeriscape GardensNaturalized Areas, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Purple Coneflower, Little Bluestem, Giant Hyssop

IMAGE: Photo by Wendy Cutle20120713_VanDusen_PenstemonDigitalisHuskerRed_Cutler_P1270008

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