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Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Husker Red Beardtongue

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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.

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

2' - 3'

Spread: 

1’ - 2'

Spacing: 

1.5'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3 - 8

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

SpringSummer

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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