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Penstemon × mexicali RED ROCKS® 'P008S' (beardtongue)

Penstemon × mexicali RED ROCKS® 'P008S'

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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

Spacing

12 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 RED ROCKS® '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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Summer
Summer
Pollinator-friendly
Pollinator-friendly
Hummingbird-friendly
Hummingbird-friendly
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Well-Drained
Dry
Plug Type
Horticultural Plug
Propagation Type
Vegetative