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Penstemon triphyllus

Common name whorled penstemon
Family plantaginaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers lavender (May-July)
Size 18"
Light sun
Cultural notes well drained soil

Distinguished by 3- to 4-whorled, serrated leaves along the middle stems. Native to mountainous areas of the Pacific Northwest.

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 '11/'12 exchange. Baggy 70F with light (2w) - 35F (5w) - 70F with light (11d; no G)
  2. Same seed as above, cold-stored through summer. Baggy 35F (37%G, 10-13w)

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