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Penstemon calycosus

Smooth Beardtongue

This species grows on slopes in woodlands where other vegetation is sparse; also occurs at woodland edge in grassy areas. Showy pale purplish-pink Snapdragon-like flowers.

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May,June
Hardiness Zone: 5 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Penstemon calycosus

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Green Roof Semi Intensive
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Mesic Prairie
Savanna
Woodland

Bloom Time

May
June

Flower Color

Pink

Flower Hue

Dark

Flower Type

Tubular

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average