Penstemon growing herbaceous of the genus Penstemon also known as Beardtongues perennial evergreen or deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant, drought tolerant and attract pollinators, can grow in temperate, subtropical, desert or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10.
Leaves color green in lance, linear, triangle or wedge shape.
Flower color purple, orange, white, red, pink or blue in mouth shape, flowers grows in stalk inflorescence.
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Requirements for Penstemon growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases:
Powdery mildew, rust, nematodes
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Just for design
Size of the plant:
40-300cm, 16-120 inches, 1-12 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Mouth shape flower in purple, orange, white, red, pink or blue the flowers grows in stalk inflorescence