Penstemon 'Husker Red'
250 seeds $2.50
Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'
Husker Red penstemon has bronze-red foliage and airy spikes of pale pink flowers 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.
Also known as Foxglove Penstemon. Hardy perennial in zones 3-9.
height 30" spacing 12"
Sowing Penstemon 'Husker Red' Seeds
Start penstemon seeds indoors in late winter. Barely cover the seeds with soil, then refrigerate for 4 weeks. Full sun.