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Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Beardtongue

Attractive burgundy winter foliage changes to green flushed with red in summer. Evergreen. Spikes of white tubular flowers. 1996 PPA "Plant of the Year". Native. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. One of the most garden worthy for the mid-Atlantic region.

Prefers well-drained gritty or sandy soil. Keep moist until established. Tolerant of drought and coastal conditions.

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Description

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Pricing

95754 1 qt. 1 - $7.79 Ea.
97144 4 qt. 1 - $12.49 Ea.

Height:

30-36 Inches

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Spread:

18-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

2-9

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Bloom Color:

Pink, White

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Songbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
May
June
Foliage Color
Burgundy
Green
Attributes
Coastal
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Evergreen
Favorite
Ground Cover
Interesting Foliage
Long Blooming
Naturalizing
Interesting Notes

Requires well-drained gritty or sandy soil. Tolerant of drought and coastal conditions.

Penstemon digitalis (Beardtongue)