PRAIRIE JEWEL® penstemon
Penstemon grandiflorus 'P010S'
Tips from the pros: Excessive watering encourages weak growth that is not self-supporting and causes plant to be short-lived. However, it will persist in buffalo grass or the xeriscape. Deadhead for the first two years to avoid seed set - will result in a stronger plant.
|Flowering Season||Early summer|
|Flower Color||Purple mixed|
|Water Needs||Moderate to xeric|
|USDA Hardiness Zone||Zones 3-9|
|Soil Type||Dry loam or sandy loam|
|Good for Pollination||Yes|
|North American Native||Yes|
|Annual Commercial Maintenance||Hand trim back dead stems in spring.|
|5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance||Follow annual maintenance and allow to go to seed. Thin out any undesireable seedlings.|
|Elevation Guide||Up to 6200 ft|