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Penstemon laxiflorus

Penstemon laxiflorus
nodding penstemon, loose-flowered beardtongue
Penstemon laxiflorus

Synonym(s) Penstemon australis ssp. laxiflorus
Common name nodding penstemon, loose-flowered beardtongue
Family plantaginaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7-9)
Flowers pink-lavender (spring)
Size 18-24"
Light part shade
Cultural notes drought tolerant

Loose spikes of one-inch tubular flowers, soft white with purple streaky markings and a yellow-orange beard, on a tidy deciduous plant. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Native to Gulf Coast and southern prairies.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: waterfall pondside

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