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Penstemon eatonii

 
Common name Eaton's penstemon; firecracker penstemon
Family plantaginaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z4-8)
Flowers scarlet (late spring-early summer)
Size 18-24"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil, drought-tolerant

Blazing red penstemon, native to the US interior West. Reputedly self-seeds, and will rebloom if deadheaded.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: rock garden, trough planter, orchard nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '07 trade. Baggy 35F (4w) - 70L (12%G, 3-21d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 35F (5w) - 70 (no G, 11d)
  3. Seed from NARGS '13/'14 exchange, cold-stored. Baggy 35F (8w; 3%G, 6-7w) - 70L (15%G, 3-14d)


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