Penstemon, Native

Discontinued Item

To be replaced with Penstemon digitalis ‘Blackbeard’, a purple-leafed native cultivar that is more disease resistant

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


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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Here’s Two Ways to Purchase Our Plants:

Contact Us to place an order for the plants you want, and to arrange a day/time to pick them up in Uptown Christiansburg.  Zoning regulations prevent us from having customers coming to our backyard nursery.

See our Calendar for the dates and locations of our pop up sales, where you can browse our stock of plants in person.

Payment is at time of pick up.  We do not ship plants.  We accept cash, checks, and credit cards.



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