Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Penstemon digitalis, Huskers Red, Beardstongue

Common Name: Beardstongue

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Genus: Penstemon

Species: digitalis

Cultivar or Variety: Huskers Red

Life Cycle
Perennial

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 7

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
Yes

When to Sow Seed
Late Spring

Germination Temperature
Winter Sow

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
1- 2 feet

Plant Form
Upright

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
White
Lt. Pink

Fragrance
None

Nutritional Needs
Moist

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Stem Fragments
Seed

Attractive to Wildlife
Hummingbirds

Additional Uses
Borders

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