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Penstemon mexicali Pike's Peak Purple®

Scientific Name : Penstemon x mexicali
Common Name : Beard tongue
Hardiness Zone : 4a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : None or when needed only
Spacing : 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)
Height : 30" (76cm)
Width : 12 - 15" (30 - 38cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Grape jelly-colored flowers with striped throats.
Forms a bushy clump of narrow green leaves.
An excellent low-maintenance perennial.
Idea & Tips : Cut back in midspring for bushier plants.
Grower Information : Grape jelly-colored flowers with striped throats on a bushy clump of narrow, green leaves.
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Plant Select
PIKE'S PEAK PURPLE is a U.S. registered trademark of Plant Select.
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    • Bloom Months:
      June to July

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