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Foxglove Beardtongue - Penstemon digitalis

Regular price $6.00

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Phonetic: PEN-stem-on dig-ee-TAH-liss

Penstemon digitalis prefers medium to dry soils but can adapt to different light conditions as well as clay soils.  It is a long lived perennial that forms tidy upright clumps.  The tubular white flowers attract hummingbirds and long tongued bees.  

  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Native Northeast Region: USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure: Full to Partial Sun, Shade
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: May, June
  • Soil Type: Dry to Medium Moist
  • Mature Plant Size: 1-2'H, 1-2'W
  • Plant Spacing: 1'
  • Host Plant: Chalcedony Midget, Geranium Plume Moth, Verbena Bud Moth, Purple Lined Sallow and Confused Haploa
  • Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
  • Advantages: Cut flower, deer resistant, versatile - can be planted in full sun to shade, most to dry soil, clay soil
  • Landscape Uses: Perennial border, rock garden
  • Companion Plants: Creeping Phlox, Dense Blazing Star, Nodding Onion, Orange Coneflower, Yellow Wild Indigo