Firecracker Penstemon

 

 

Penstemon eatonii

 

 

Scrophulariaceae

 

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Form: Perennial
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 1 ft high by 18 inches wide
Leaves
: Narrow, pointed, leathery, bright green
Flowers
: Trumpet shaped, scarlet flowers on tall stalks
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Rosette shaped form
Range/Origin
: South U.S., Mexico
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 1-3,7-13,18-21, 0o F

Comments: No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full to partial sun

         Water: Low to moderate

         Soil: Must be well drained

        Propagation: Seed, cuttings

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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