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Penstemon barbatus praecox nanus deep rose
Penstemon barbatus praecox nanus deep rose
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Penstemon barbatus praecox nanus deep rose

Pinacolada Beard-tongue

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.405.460

This series of Beard-tongue forms low mounds of leathery green leaves, bearing short stalks of tubular flowers arranged around the stems during summer. This selection has blooms of rich rose pink. Remove faded flowers to encourage continued blooming. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Stems are nice for cutting. Clumps may be easily divided in early spring. Unlike many of the taller selections, this one is ruggedly hardy in colder regions. Drought tolerant once established.

Further details for
Penstemon barbatus praecox nanus deep rose

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
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   25-40 cm
   10-16 inches
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.