Coral Penstemon

 

 

Penstemon superbus

 

Scrophulariaceae

 

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Form: Perennial
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 2 ft high by 3 ft wide
Leaves
: Blue-green leaves that will turn black when dry
Flowers
: Deep rose or coral, trumpet shaped flowers on a tall spike
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Upright clump
Range/Origin
: Chihuahua Desert
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 12,13, 15o F

Comments: No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full to partial sun

         Water: Low

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed, cuttings

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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