(Rocky Mountain Beardtongue)
200 seeds $3.00
Penstemon strictus blooms in June with stunning, violet-blue flowers on tall stems. It looks fabulous with everything in the garden. It makes a lovely companion plant for roses. Great for cutting. Penstemon strictus is one of the most popular species. It is relatively easy to grow for a penstemon. It attracts hummingbirds and beneficial insects, including ladybugs, hoverflies and bees.
Also known as Rocky Mountain Penstemon. Native, drought-tolerant perennial. Hardy in zones 4-9.
height 30" spacing 12"
Sowing Penstemon strictus Seeds
Start penstemon seeds indoors in late winter. Barely cover the seeds with soil, then refrigerate for 4 weeks. Full sun.