“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Penstemon nitidus

Smooth Blue Penstemon / Smooth Blue Beardtongue

Garden(s):

LoH2O, CNP

Type:

Native Perennial

Height:

30-40 cm (12-16 in)

Spread:

20-36 cm (8-14 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Low

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

June, July

Bloom Colour:

Blue

Foliage Colour:

Green, Gray

Soil:

Well-Drained, Poor

Notes:

Outstanding blue color. Attracts bees, butterflies and/or birds. Short lived, allow to self-seed.