firecracker Penstemon (Penstemon eatonii)

several stems of scarlet tubular flowers on green stems

firecracker penstemon


Common name: firecracker penstemon
Botanical name: Penstemon eatonii

Light: full to part sun
Height: 24 – 36 inches
Water: moderate to low – drought tolerant – thrives with water
Soil type: sandy to rich loam

Short-lived perennial wildflower with gorgeous 1.5″ to 3″ scarlet tubular flowers in midsummer; attract hummingbirds; very showy!

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