Alberta penstemon (Penstemon albertinus)

several tall stems covered with blue tubular flowers

Alberta penstemon

 

Common name: Alberta penstemon
Botanical name: Penstemon albertinus

Light: full sun
Height: 8 – 16 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant once established
Soil type: sandy, rocky and poor well-drained soils

Perennial wildflower with blue 2-lipped flowers in early summer; reseeds easily; deadheading recommended for repeated blooms; perfect for rock gardens!

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