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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.


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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:2-9
  • Height:30-36 Inches
  • Spread:18-24 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Pink, White

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

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
Additional Information about Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

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