SHADOW MOUNTAIN® penstemon

Penstemon x mexicali 'Psmyers'

Shadow Mountain penstemon, Penstemon x mexicali \'Psmeyers\', Plant Select
Lavender-blue cousin to RED ROCKS Penstemon blooms from late spring through the summer. Very adaptable. Perennial. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Deadhead in order to prolong bloom. Seedlings are often not true to variety color, so pull (if desired). Thrives in disturbed soils - aerate surrounding soil with push aerator or spading fork from time to time.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 18-24 inches
Width 14-18 inches
Flowering Season May to September
Flower Color Lavender
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate to dry
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4b-8
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2007
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