Penstemon barbatus 'Prairie Dusk'
Also called Bearded Penstemon
More About Penstemon barbatus 'Prairie Dusk'
- Pinkish-purple, two-lipped, tubular flowers
- Flowers form clusters on dark stems
- Lance-shaped to ovate, medium green leaves
- Bloom Time: Early to midsummer
- Flower Height: 80 cm
- Foliage Height: 60 cm
The name penstemon is derived from 'Pente' (5) and 'stemon' referring to the five-stamened flowers.
Beardtongue Growing and Maintenance Tips
Drought tolerant, showy perennial when planted in mass. Easy to grow in full sun in the perennial border.
Penstemon barbatus 'Prairie Dusk' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall