shining penstemon (Penstemon nitidus)

grey-green waxy leaves on several stems with vibrant blue 2-lipped flowers

shining penstemon

Common name: shining penstemon
Botanical name: Penstemon nitidus

Light: full sun
Height: 4 – 12 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant
Soil type: well-drained sandy to rocky soils

Perennial wildflower with grey-green waxy leaves and vibrant blue 2-lipped flowers in midsummer; great for rock gardens! vibrant blue color

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