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Penstemon digitalis DAKOTA™ Burgundy
Penstemon digitalis DAKOTA™ Burgundy
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Penstemon digitalis DAKOTA™ Burgundy


USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.405.580

(=TNPENDB’) This is an easy and outstanding perennial, tough and long-lived. Plants form a sturdy mound of glossy, purple-black leaves. Upright stems of pink tubular flowers appear during the summer months and showy dark seed heads in fall. Outstanding for foliage effect in the border, but also useful in tubs and mixed containers. Nice for cutting. Clumps may be easily divided in spring or fall. Flowers are attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. USPP#30569: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Penstemon digitalis DAKOTA™ Burgundy

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Purple Black
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
   40-45 cm
   16-18 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate