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Penstemon spectabilis

Showy penstemon

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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


A favorite.  Very showy, large, perennial Penstemon.  Attracts butterflies and hummindbirds.  Flowers spring well into summer. 


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