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Penstemon virgatus

 
Common name stiff beardtongue; wandbloom penstemon
Family plantaginaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z6)
Flowers violet-blue (late summer)
Size 15"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil; drought-tolerant

Stiffly upright but low-growing penstemon. Sounds like a good rock garden choice.

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 (12w) - 70F (20%G, 3-5d).
    Also pot outside 12/3/07 - seedlings by April 13th (yield 3)
  2. Seed from '07 trade. Baggy 35F (11w) - 70F (no G, 12d)


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