Penstemon - Rocky Mountain - Penstemon strictus
Perennial Open Pollinated. Perfectly suited for adorning dry areas. Tall, erect bluish-purple flowers bloom almost all year round. The dark green leaves form an attractive mat of foliage and turn purplish in winter. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 12" apart when plants reach 2" tall.
Flowers: Long blooming. Blooms summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees, hummingbirds, and beneficial insects
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types, but prefers dry conditions
Native: Rocky Mountains
USDA Zone: 4-9
Plant In: Fall or Spring
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Days to Germinate: 15-30 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"-36"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water
Perennial Native Penstemon strictus Height: 18-20 Bloom Season: Summer Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~1850 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: Moderate water, well drained soil, sun or part shade, multiple spires with large flowers.