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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"
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: June, July
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 8
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  • Plant Characteristics - Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

  • Attributes

    • Container
    • Rain Garden Sun
    • Drought Tolerant
    • Green Roof Semi Intensive
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Wildlife
    • Attracts Butterflies
    • Attracts Pollinators
    • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Critter Resistance

    • Deer Resistant
    • Rabbit Resistant
  • Plant Habit

    • Upright
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun to Part Shade
  • Native Plant Community

    • Mesis Prairie
  • Flower Color

    • White
  • Flower Type

    • Raceme
  • Flower Height

    • 24" to 36"
  • Foliage Color

    • Bronze
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 3" to 6"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • North America
  • Divide

    • Every Third Year

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Matching Attributes
  • Light Conditions: Sun To Part Shade
  • Flower Color: White
  • Height: 24" – 36"
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Matching Attributes
  • Light Conditions: Sun To Part Shade
  • Flower Color: White
  • Height: 24" – 36"
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