Firecracker Penstemon

Penstemon eatonii

Item 2549


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USDA Zone:
Key feature:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, needs only occasional watering.

This showy drought tolerant perennial is native to the mountains of the desert southwest. Tall stalks adorned with brilliant orange-red tubular flowers rise 1 to 3 ft. high above of a mostly basal clump of green foliage. Tuck into a xeriscape, rock garden or border planting where the blooms will entice hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollenizers to visit.

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Average Size at Maturity
Reaches 24-36 in. tall, 16-18 in. wide
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Penstemon eatonii
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Foliage Color: No
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Early spring to early summer
Flower Color: No

Thrives in lean to average soil. Good drainage is essential. Drought tolerant when established; water deeply but infrequently after first growing season. One or two light waterings may prevent dormancy in late summer.

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