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Penstemon mexicali 'Sunburst Ruby'

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Penstemon mexicali 'Sunburst Ruby' - Beardtongue

More About Penstemon mexicali 'Sunburst Ruby'

  • Magenta, tubular flowers with white throats rise above the foliage
  • Bright, glossy green, thread-leaved foliage
  • Bushy, compact habit
  • Long blooming
  • Bloom Time: June to September
  • Flower Height: 90 cm
  • Foliage Height: 60 cm

Interesting Notes:

The name penstemon is derived from 'Pente' (5) and 'stemon' referring to the five-stamened flowers.

Zone:

5

Height:

45-50 cm

Spread:

40-45 cm

Colour:

Magenta
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Beardtongue Growing and Maintenance Tips

Drought tolerant, showy perennial when planted in mass. Easy to grow in full sun in the perennial border. 


Penstemon mexicali 'Sunburst Ruby' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Mounding
Compact

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging