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Penstemon 'Dark Towers'
Penstemon 'Dark Towers'
Common Name: Beardtongue

Proudly bred by The University of Nebraska–Lincoln! 'Dark Towers' is a hybrid cross between P. digitalis 'Husker Red' and P. 'Prairie Splendor.' It brings the best of both parents to the perennial garden. It has intensely purple willow-shaped leaves and firm purple stems. Aptly named, 'Dark Towers' grows upright to about 30 inches tall when it blooms pink flowers in late spring and early summer. it stands better in garden situations without staking and it flowers over a longer season than most other Penstemons.

Height: 30-36 Inches
Spread: 30 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-8