Penstemon (Beardtongue)

Penstemon spp.

Beardtongue are very drought tolerant perennials that are easy to grow and are rarely bothered by insects or diseases. Plant them in full sun and watch as hummingbirds feast on their delicious nectar.

  • Light Needs: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Water regularly, allowing soil to dry slightly between waterings
  • Bloom Season: Early Summer
  • Habit: Upright
  • USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Photos courtesy of Monrovia.