Penstemon 'Husker Red Superior' (Foxglove Beardtongue)
130 seeds $3.50
Penstemon 'Husker Red Superior' is a high-quality strain with 98% of the plants having bronze-red foliage. The airy spikes of pale pink flowers appear in June. The new spring foliage looks great with daffoldils and tulips. In the fall, it turns a warmer shade of red. Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' was named Perennial Plant of the Year in 1996. It tolerates more moisture than most penstemon species. It prefers slightly moist, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Hardy in zones 3-9.
height 30" spacing 12"
Sowing Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' Seeds
Start penstemon seeds indoors in late winter. Barely cover the seeds with soil, then refrigerate for 4 weeks. Full sun to part shade.