Coral Baby penstemon

Penstemon x 'Coral Baby'

Penstemon x Coral Baby, Coral Baby penstemon, Plant Select, Kelly Grummons
Coral Baby penstemon sports bouquets of coral-pink flowers from May to July. The upright spikes of flowers are beautiful in a dry border or rock garden. Coral Baby is a favorite of hummingbirds, bees and butterflies, and will provide years of enjoyment. Selected by Kelly Grummons, Denver nurseryman and breeder specializing in xeric plants. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Undemanding if planted in full sun. Deadhead for the first two years to avoid seed set - will result in a stronger plant. After that, deadhead to encourage repeat blooming. Thrives in disturbed soils - aerate surrounding soil with push aerator or spading fork from time to time.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 16-20 inches
Width 12-14 inches
Flowering Season Coral pink, May - July
Flower Color Pink
Sun Sun
Water Needs Moderate to dry
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 5-8
Soil Type Sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2015