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Penstemon richardsonii

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Penstemon richardsonii

Cutleaf Beardtongue, Richardson's Penstemon, Cut-leaved Penstemon

Community: Foothill

Brief Description

Pink blooms in cheerful bounty decorate serrated, purple-tinged leaves.

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  • Charming Lavendar Flowers
  • Tall Border Plant
  • Easy Care
  • Attracts Pollinators

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Availability: Temporarily sold out. New inventory is made available in the spring and fall of each year.

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Plant Description and Details

A charming profussion of lavendar pink blossoms appear in late spring, scattered along tall stems. "Cutleaf" refers to the deeply toothed leaves. Open branching and rangy at the flower display, it maintains a sturdy base of glossy, thick leaves that have a purple cast underneath. Will harmonize with other species in a wildflower mix.

Common Names Cutleaf Beardtongue, Richardson's Penstemon, Cut-leaved Penstemon
Community Foothill
Annual Water Needs 15-20 inches
Drought Tolerant Yes
Native Range Open rocky areas, cliffs, Central WA and North Central OR.
Native States OR, WA
Hardiness Down to Zone 5
Exposure Sun
Soil Preference Well Drained
Placement Borders, banks, dry rocky areas.
Mature Height 2 - 4 ft.
Mature Width 30 in.
Group Spacing 2 - 3 ft.
Blossom Color Lavender Pink
Blooms Late Spring
Maintenance Tips Cut off seed stalks to tidy up in late winter.
Wildlife Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
Plants Symbol PERI
Family Name Scrophulariaceae
Lewis & Clark No

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