Penstemon calycosus Calico Beardtongue
Penstemon calycosus
(Calico Beardtongue)

800 seeds   $2.25 
Penstemon calycosus

Penstemon calycosus is a beautiful species with light purple flowers in early summer. It is native to the eastern United States.

Like Penstemon digitalis, Penstemon calycosus tolerates part shade and more moisture than other penstemon species. It self sows nicely.

Also known as Calico Beardtongue, Long-Sepaled Penstemon or Smooth Beardtongue. Hardy perennial in zones 3-9. 

height 24"                           

Sowing Penstemon calycosus Seeds

Start seeds indoors in late winter. Sow on the surface, then refrigerate for
8 weeks. Full sun. Spacing 12".

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