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Penstemon ‘Prairie Twilight’
Penstemon ‘Prairie Twilight’
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Penstemon ‘Prairie Twilight’


USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.405.170

Developed in Nebraska, this hybrid Beard-tongue is easy to grow in the middle to front of a sunny border. It forms a low mound of green foliage, with black upright stems holding clusters of tubular flowers. Blooms are dusty rose-pink with a white throat and beard. Excellent for cutting, also attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. Appreciates excellent drainage. Introduced by Blooms of Bressingham, bred by Dr. Dale Lindgren at the University of Nebraska. USPP#19893: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Further details for
Penstemon ‘Prairie Twilight’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   50-55 cm
   20-21 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.