Penstemon hirsutus (Hairy Beardtongue)

Penstemon hirsutus

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

Characteristics & Attributes for Penstemon hirsutus

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

Bloom Time

June
July

Flower Color

Purple

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Type

Raceme

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average