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Penstemon ambiguus

Common name gilia penstemon; bush penstemon
Family plantaginaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers pink (May-June)
Size 12-20"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil, drought-tolerant

Native to the U.S. southwest and interior west.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '12/'13 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (17%G, 12-19d). Also Baggy 35F (6w) - 70F (3w; 4%G, 6d)
  2. Same seed as above, cold-stored. Baggy 70F with light (30%G, 9-17d). Only 1/5 of sprouted seeds developed.

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