SILVERTON® bluemat penstemon

Penstemon linarioides ssp. coloradoensis 'P014S'

Silverton Bluemat penstemon, Penstemon linarioides ssp. coloradoensis \\\'P014S\\\', Plant Select
Spreading mounds of silvery, evergreen leaves provide attractive presence year round. Lavender-blue flowers are an added attraction. Perennial. Xeriscape.

Tips from the pros: Not well suited to areas that are frequently irrigated, in poorly drained soils, and in soils highly amended with organic materials. Thrives in disturbed soils - aerate surrounding soil with push aerator or spading fork from time to time. Deadhead for the first two years to avoid seed set - will result in a stronger plant.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 8-12 inches
Width 12-16 inches
Flowering Season May and June
Flower Color Lavender
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4-10
Soil Type Loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2005