Penstemon digitalis ‘Blackbeard’ (Beardtongue)


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1 Gallon Pot. Native. ‘Blackbeard’ is an upright, compact, dark purple-leaved selection of beardtongue that features pink flowers held on sturdy, dark purple stems. The blooms are highly attractive to hummingbirds and other pollinators. Mature plants will reach up to 3′ tall with a 2′ spread. ‘Blackbeard’ was selected as a seedling of Penstemon digitalis ‘Pocahontas’. This plant is protected by patent number PP30052.

Common Name: beardtongue
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Plantaginaceae
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 2.50 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Bloom Time: April to June
Bloom Description: Pink
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low