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Penstemon caryi

Family plantaginaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers blue-violet
Size 9"
Light sun

Native to the US interior west, where it grows at high elevations. Large flowers in compact clusters, with dark green narrow, leathery leaves.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '07 trade. Pot outside 12/25/07. Many seedlings by 4/20/08
  2. Seed from '07 trade. Baggy 35F (8w) - 70F (33%G, 3-14d). Mediocre survival rate for sprouted seeds
  3. Seed from '13 trade. Baggy 35F (8w) - 70F with light (18%G, 3-30d)

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