Penstemon heterophyllus 'Blue Springs' (Electric Blue, Beardtongue)
100 seeds $2.75
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Penstemon heterophyllus 'Blue Springs' has vivid, true blue flowers that bloom for a long time in summer. The tubular flowers attract hummingbirds. Penstemon 'Blue Springs' is an excellent choice for the rock garden or the edge of a path where you can admire the stunning blue flowers up close. The compact plants work well in containers. Also known as Foothills Beardtongue and Penstemon heterophyllus 'Electric Blue'. Drought tolerant. Hardy perennial in zones 5-10.
height 16" spacing 12"
Sowing Penstemon heterophyllus 'Blue Springs' Seeds
Start penstemon seeds indoors in late winter. Barely cover the seeds with soil, then refrigerate for 3 weeks. Full sun.