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Penstemon × mexicali 'P008S' (Beardtongue)

Penstemon × mexicali 'P008S' RED ROCKS®

Beardtongue

A Plant Select® introduction

A fantastic introduction from Plant Select®, selected from crosses made by Bruce Meyers between Mexican and American wild penstemons.

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Height

14-18 Inches

Spread

12-14 Inches

Bloom Color

Pink

USDA Hardiness Zone 4b-8

Beardtongue Interesting Notes

Upright spikes of bright hot pink flowers rise above mounded foliage throughout summer. A Plant Select® winner, this colorful, adaptable Penstemon hybrid thrives in a wide range of soils and conditions, and is very drought tolerant when established. Makes a colorful impact in borders, meadows and naturalized gardens, where hummingbirds will flock to its nectar-rich flowers.

Penstemon × mexicali 'P008S' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best in full sun and average, well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established. Shear in mid to late summer to allow for a new flush of flowers into fall.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Butterflies
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds
Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Summer
Summer
Average
Average
Dry
Dry
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Vegetative
Attributes
Dry Sun