fuzzy-tongue penstemon (Penstemon eriantherus)

single plant with multiple green stems and lavender two-lipped flowers with long purple hairy stamens

fuzzy-tongue penstemon

 

Common name: fuzzy-tongue penstemon
Botanical name: Penstemon eriantherus

Light: full sun
Height: 5 – 15 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant
Soil type: rocky or sandy – very well-drained

Perennial wildflower with 1/2″ to 1″ lavender two-lipped flowers with long purple hairy stamens in early summer; great for rock gardens; attracts butterflies and bees

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