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Hairy beardtongue, Penstemon hirsutus

Hairy Beardtongue

  • Attains heights of 30 - 90 cm. The lavender flowers bloom in June and July.

    Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and songbirds.
    It is the larval host plant for the Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly.

    Growing condtions:

    Easy to grow, very adaptable. This plant thrives in dry soil, or coarse rock in full sun to partial shade. Often found on alvars.

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