Foxglove Beardtongue (Penstemon digitalis)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $6.00

A profusion of tubular, bright-white flowers on strong stems in May and June are magnets for many long-tongued bees. Used also by hummingbirds. Attractive seed pods are almost red in summer.  A hardy and versatile, long-lived beardtongue.
Native Environment: Wetland, Stream Edge
USDA Zone: 3 to 8
USDA Symbol: pedi
Height: 3  to 5 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2 feet
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Time: April to June
Bloom Description: White
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Medium
Soil Description: Fertile, well-drained loams, clay loams, and sand. AWill tolerate dry shade
Suggested Use: Rain Garden, Rainscaping, Fresh Cut Flower
Flower: Showy, Good Cut
Nature Attracting: Butterflies, Birds, Native Bees, Bumble Bees, Hummingbirds
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Clay Soil, Dry Soil