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Penstemon digitalis Husker Red (@ Maine Bot Garden)

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Beardtongue

'Husker Red' Smooth White Penstemon has pinkish-white flowers on tall stems in June and burgundy red new foliage. The tall white spikes make great cut flowers. Pollinators like bumblebees, swallowtail butterflies, and ruby-throated hummingbirds are attracted to these native plants. 1996 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Height

24 Inches

Spread

18 Inches

Bloom Color

Pink

USDA Hardiness Zone

4
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Comments Future Crop Future Crop Ready Date
203 Penstemon digitalis Husker Red #1 (NATIVE-pinkish-white)
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Cut Flower
Deer Resistant
Native
Winter Interest
Seedheads
Soil Conditions
Average
Dry
Sandy
Bloom Time
Summer
Exposure
Sun
Special Recognition
Perennial Plant of the Year
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Tolerance
Salt Tolerant
Foliage Color
Burgundy/Purple/Red
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