SteppeSuns® Sunset Glow Penstemon

Penstemon pinifolius ‘P019S'

Pineleaf penstemon is a staple of the dry garden. SteppeSuns® Sunset Glow is a warm orange color that blooms for a very long season. Reminiscent of western summer sunsets, this long-lived penstemon will attract pollinators and hummingbirds to your dry loving garden. This shade of orange compliments blue, pink, and yellow flowers. It's also lovely next to blue- and silver-leaved plants. It has attractive, glossy green foliage, and the plants' natural mounding habit make this selection versatile in multiple styles of garden design.
Plant Type Groundcover
Height 12-18 inches
Width 18-24 inches
Flowering Season Summer-early fall
Flower Color warming orange color
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4-8
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest Yes
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2019
Annual Commercial Maintenance Hand trim back dead stems in spring.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance. This can be a long lived perennial.
Elevation Guide Up to 8150 ft.