Penstemon strictus is a tall, dramatic species to about 30 inches with bold blue and purple tubular flowers.
Penstemon strictus is a tall, dramatic species to about 30 inches with bold blue and purple tubular flowers popular with bees and hummingbirds. It is one of the easiest and longest-lived species spreading steadily via stolons to form large clumps with time. Plant in well-drained soils in full sun.
Common Name: Rocky Mountain Penstemon
Family: Scrophulariaceae (The Figwort Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Late Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Drought Tolerant
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Bees
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Foothills and mountains of the southern Rockies.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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