Penstemon superbus
Coral or superb penstemon

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Butterfly FriendlyFull SunDeer ResistantLow WaterPart ShadeBird Friendly
DESCRIPTION
Coral or superb penstemon
Penstemon superbus

This penstemon will liven up your spring garden with tall stems of vivid, coral-red flowers. Stems can reach 5’ tall from a base of grey-green foliage. Watering will prolong the bloom time. The tubular flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Songbirds will relish the seed. Plant with other penstemon of varying heights to create a layered look. Grows best in full sun and sandy soils. 

BENEFITS
Vivid, coral red flowers bloom on long stems in early spring
Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, hawkmoths and honeybees
The seeds are a food source for songbirds
This penstemon is relatively rare in the U.S.
Deer and rabbit resistant
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

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Interesting Facts

Coral Penstemon occurs at elevations of 3500-5500 feet, in the rocky canyons and washes of Arizona, New Mexico, and northern Mexico. 

GROWING TIPS

Flowering may start by mid-March, and often can be extended into June, by keeping it watered. Remove old flower stalks after blooming.

Mature Size: 2-4ft. Wide x 1-2ft. Tall

Hardiness Zone: 7

Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

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