Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' (Husker Red Beardtongue)
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Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Husker Red Beardtongue

Sturdy mound of leaves; garnet-red in spring, greener in summer. Good foliage effect in the border and in containers. Trumpet-shaped flowers white with a purple blush. Chosen plant of the year by the Perennial Plant Association in 1996.
Height: 24-36 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: June,July
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
20680.1G #1 298
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Container
Green Roof Semi Intensive
Rain Garden Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Native Plant Community
Mesic Prairie
Flower Color
White
Flower Height
18" to 24"
Flower Type
Raceme
Foliage Color
Bronze
Leaf Texture
Medium
Divide
Every Third Year
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
3" to 6"
Growth Rate
Average
Origin
North America

Possible Substitution Plants

Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert'
Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar'
Iris sibirica 'White Swirl'