Penstemon, Native

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We are adding the variety Penstemon digitalis ‘Blackbeard’ to our nursery, a purple-leafed native cultivar that is more disease resistant than our other native penstemons.

See below for the plant description, reviews, and how to purchase our plants.

Plant sales start on Saturday, May 6th.
See Calendar for dates, times, and locations.


Penstemon, Native
Penstemon species

Perennial native plant

Height:  1 to 2 feet

Width:  1  to 2 feet

Flower color:  white to pink to light purple

Bloom time:  summer

Light needed:  part sun

Soil needed:  dry, sandy soil

Notes:  Spreads but is not aggressive.  Provides important late spring/early summer resources.  A prolific nectar producer, it is visited by a huge diversity of butterflies, moths, and bees.  Attracts bees, moths, butterflies and hummingbirds.  Birds eat seeds

Not resistant to deer

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How to Purchase Our Plants:

See our Calendar for the dates and locations of our pop up sales, where you can browse our stock of plants in person. We accept cash, checks, and credit cards.

Zoning regulations prevent us from having customers coming to our backyard nursery.  We do not ship plants.


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