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Penstemon grinnellii

Southern Woodland

Grinnell's Penstemon, Grinnell's Beard Tongue

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Family: Plantaginaceae

Type: Herbaceous Shrub, 2.5'h x 3'w

Flowers: Spring to Fall

Flower Color: Lavender, Purple

Likes: Full Sun


Large showy, perennial Penstemon.  Attracts butterflies and hummindbirds.  Flowers spring well into summer. 


Similar to Penstemon spectabilis.


Plant as an accent or in small groups. May need late summer pruning after a few years.  Very drought tolerant


Does not need summer irrigation after established. 


Needs good drainage.


Growing Native Plant