Penstemon hirsutus (Hairy Beardtongue)
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Penstemon hirsutus (NGN)

Hairy Beardtongue

Clusters of lavender trumpet-shaped flowers on downy stem. Larvel host and/or nectar source for Euphydryas phaeton (Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly)
Height: 18-24 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: June,July
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 9
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Green Roof Semi Intensive
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun to Shade
Native Plant Community
Dry Prairie
Savanna
Woodland
Flower Color
Purple
Flower Hue
Light
Flower Height
18" to 24"
Flower Type
Raceme
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
3" to 4"
Growth Rate
Average

Possible Substitution Plants

Liatris squarrosa
Symphyotrichum sericeum
Lespedeza violacea
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium