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Penstemon tubaeflorus

Penstemon tubaeflorus
beard tongue
Common name beard tongue
Family plantaginaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z4-8)
Flowers white (spring)
Size 12-36"
Light sun
Cultural notes tolerates dry soil, needs good drainage

Native to the eastern and central United States, forming clumps that flower on upright stems.

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. Baggy 35F (8w) - 70F (73%G, 3-5d).
    Also pot outside 12/11/07. Seedlings by April 10th.

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