Penstemon jamesii

Penstemon jamesii

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(Penstemon jamesii)
Genus:  Penstemon
Tubular lavender-pink flowers with paler pink lobes are borne in late spring to early summer. The foliage is evergreen.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Attracts bees. Suitable for xeriscaping.
Care:  Grow in well-drained soil.
Propagation:  Take softwood cuttings in early summer or semi-ripe cuttings in midsummer. Divide in spring.
Problems:  Powdery mildew, rust, leaf spots, and Southern blight. Slugs and snails may damage young plants.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
6 in. to 12 in.
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Characteristics
Attracts Butterflies,
Native,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Spring,
Summer
Flower Color
Niagara
Uses
Beds and Borders
Style
Meadow Garden,
Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Perennials

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