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Penstemon secundiflorus

Common name sidebells penstemon
Family plantaginaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers pink
Size 14"
Light sun
Cultural notes drought-tolerant, requires well-drained soil

Grows at high elevations in the Rocky Mountains.
Flared tubular pink flowers on one side of stalks, broad blue-gray leaves.

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 '07 trade. Baggy 35F (8w; 52%G, 6-8w) - 70F (21%G, 2-15d).
    Also pot outside 12/3/07. Seedlings by April 13 (yield 3 by 5/15)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 35F (15w; 40%G, 8-15w) - 70F (3%G, 2d)

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