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Penstemon 'Prairie Dusk'
Common Name: Beardtongue
Rose-purple, trumpet-shaped flowers are borne in profusion on thin spikes in early summer. They make a tremendous color statement when planted in groups.
This variety of Penstemons takes the heat and humidity in stride but is also very cold hardy. It continues to provide terrific color in the landscape all season long.
Penstemons are very drought tolerant perennials that are easy to grow and are rarely bothered by insects or diseases. Plant them in full sun and watch as hummingbirds feast on their delicious nectar.
Size: Grade #1 Bare root
Flower Description: Rose-Purple flowers are tubular. Dark seed heads are great as cut “flowers” in fall. Foliage shows dramatic shades from red-purple to black.
Light Requirement: Full Sun to Partial Sun. Best foliage colour in full sun.
Soil Type: Thrives in average to humus-rich, well-drained soils. Prefers dry to moderate moisture; avoid wet, poorly-drained sites.
Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
Attributes: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Bees, Attracts Hummingbirds, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Hardy, Compact, Upright Growth, Showy Flower, Showy Foliage, Foliage Colour
Care: Easy Care, Remove old foliage before new leaves emerge to keep a neat appearance.
Photo(s) courtesy of TERRA NOVA® Nurseries, Inc.
Brand Hong Quat Packging
Calo 36 Calo
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