Beardtongue, Littleleaf Shrubby

Penstemon fruticosus var. scouleri (littleleaf shrubby beardtongue), entire plant in bloom.

Beardtongue, Littleleaf Shrubby

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Penstemon fruticosus var. scouleri

  • Clusters of tubular purple flowers in late spring to early summer.
  • Grows into a low, sprawling subshrub with evergreen foliage.
  • Choice alpine & rock garden plant.
  • Attracts pollinators.
  • Alberta native species.

Gritty, sharply drained soil; drought tolerant once established. Sun.

Ht. 30-45cm (12-18 in.) Sp. 45-60cm (18-24 in.)

Zone 2

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