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Penstemon barbatus 'Elfin Pink'

Bearded Tongue

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Stock #: 344-019
Zone: 4-8     Height:     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
$6.99 each

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Penstemon 'Blackbird'

Bearded Tongue

Slender dark burgundy flowers bloom all summer on reddish stems. A knockout for the sunny border. Hummingbirds love the masses of small red tubular flowers that have a long bloom time in summer. Long-lived, easy, no-fuss plant. A Great Plant Pick!
Stock #: 344-016
Zone: 7-9     Height: 3-6'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant Great-Plant-Pick
$6.99 each

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Penstemon 'Dark Towers'

Bearded Tongue

Glossy bronze-red foliage is topped with masses of pink flowers in open clusters from July through August. Tolerates high heat and humidity. A fast-growing, easy plant.
Stock #: 344-018
Zone: 4-8     Height: 33''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
$9.99 each

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Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Bearded Tongue

This easy and outstanding variety is very tolerant of harsh conditions. Upright stems of white or very pale-pink tubular flowers appear over maroon leaves during the spring and fall, greener in summer. Outstanding foliage plant and attractive to butterflies. Nice for cutting. PPA plant of the year 1996.
Stock #: 344-006
Zone: 3-8     Height: 2-3'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
$6.99 each

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Penstemon digitalis 'Mystica Lavender'

Bearded Tongue

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Stock #: 344-021
Zone: 4-8     Height:     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
$6.99 each

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Penstemon x mexicali 'Red Rocks'

Bearded Tongue

Richly colored tubular flowers with vibrant magenta guidelines in their clean white throats. The narrow lance shaped leaves are evergreen. Long bloom period to first frost.
Stock #: 344-005
Zone: 4-10     Height: 28''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
$6.99 each

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Penstemon barbatus 'Navigator Mixture'

Bearded Tongue

Luminous, electric, carmine pink or blue flowers on 12'' compact plant with an 8'' spread, blue-green foliage. This 'Must Have' blooms from July to October.
Stock #: 344-010
Zone: 6-9     Height: 12''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon grandiflorus 'War Axe'

Bearded Tongue

Exceptional strain with wide color range including pinks, maroon, reds, purples. 2005 GreatPlants Release!
Stock #: 344-013
Zone: 6-9     Height: 10-16''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon heterophyllus 'Margarita BOP'

Bearded Tongue

BOP stands for 'Bottom of the Porch' where the parent seedling was found. Gorgeous, almost iridescent, blue and purple flowers. Long blooming and long-lived.
Stock #: 344-004
Zone: 6-9     Height: 18-24''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon hirsutus 'Pygmaeus'

Bearded Tongue

Outstanding 8'' dwarf covered with violet flowers over a long period.
Stock #: 344-012
Zone: 6-9     Height: 8''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon 'Lilliput Rose'

Bearded Tongue

Spikes of rose pink flowers rise over tidy green foliage; blooms all season; well-drained soil is best. Plant alone or in combinations in all container types and landscapes.
Stock #: 344-001
Zone: 7-11     Height: 10-14''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant Great-Plant-Pick
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Penstemon p. 'Appleblossom'

Bearded Tongue

Large white flowers with a blush of soft pink. Willow-like foliage adds elegance to this extremely long blooming perennial. Prefers good drainage. Long blooming from June to Oct and is very attractive to hummingbirds.
Stock #: 344-009
Zone: 7-9     Height: 18-24''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon p. 'Mersea Yellow'

Bearded Tongue

Foliage is needle-like and flowers are bright yellow on this shorter, shrubby, compact and hardy native cultivar. Long blooming from June to Oct and is very attractive to hummingbirds.
Stock #: 344-008
Zone: 6-9     Height: 10-16''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon 'Party Dress'

Bearded Tongue

Time to party! Another great plant out of the ultra-tough and Zone 3 hardy ‘Saskatoon Hybrids’. It's a heavily blooming pink hybrid more refined than the huge British hybrids. Not only are these tolerant of poor soil but the rosettes are also neat and glossy. Wants full sun and is happy in most garden soils. Reblooms!
Stock #: 344-014
Zone: 3-9     Height: 22''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon 'Prairie Dusk'

Bearded Tongue

An elegant long season display of 2'' rosy purple trumpet-like flowers on thin spikes.
Stock #: 344-002
Zone: 3-9     Height: 24''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon 'Prairie Splendor'

Bearded Tongue

2005 GreatPlants Intro from University of Nebraska, North Platte Station. Large flowers in white and magnificent shades of rose, lavender and pink for about four weeks on plants averaging just over 26''. Another winner from this fine breeding program.
Stock #: 344-011
Zone: 5-9     Height: 2'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon 'Purple Passion'

Bearded Tongue

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Stock #: 344-020
Zone: 4-8     Height:     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon rostriflorus

Bearded Tongue

Hummingbirds love the masses of small red tubular flowers that have a long bloom time in summer. Long-lived, 2' tall plant with small, narrow leaves.
Stock #: 344-015
Zone: 6-9     Height: 2'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon smallii 'Violet Dusk'

Bearded Tongue

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Stock #: 344-022
Zone: 4-8     Height:     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon 'Sour Grapes'

Bearded Tongue

Strong grower with rich purple flowers trumpets appearing on green foliage. A repeat bloomer from early summer until fall and has proved to be rock hardy. Penstemons are relatively drought-tolerant.
Stock #: 344-003
Zone: 4-10     Height: 28''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon 'Stapleford Gem'

Bearded Tongue

An award winning Penstemon, who's upright stems are adorned with bunches of purple-violet bell-shaped flowers. Outstanding robust plant and attractive to butterflies. Nice for cutting.
Stock #: 344-007
Zone: 4-8     Height: 24''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon 'Sweet Joanne'

Bearded Tongue

This new Penstemon from Blooms of Bressingham graces the garden in early summer with its delicate blossoms. Deep pink buds open to bright lavender pink, tubular flowers with white throats and magenta veining inside. The flowers are held on upright stems which hold the flowers high for passing hummingbirds. If cut back after blooming, this variety may rebloom in fall. This plant has attractive glossy, green, lance-shaped leaves and forms a dense clump. During the heat of the summer when other perennials languished in trial gardens, 'Sweet Joanne' continued to look as pretty as ever.
Stock #: 344-023
Zone: 5-9     Height: 24''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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Penstemon x mexicali 'Sunburst Ruby'

Bearded Tongue

A profusion of white-centered, ruby-red, blossoms are held up on 16'' stems. Deadheading ensures a re-bloom. It is a graceful, bushy, hardy perennial, with shimmering, narrow, glossy green foliage. Hummingbirds love the long summer bloom time. Long-lived, extremely hardy, easy, no-fuss plant.
Stock #: 344-017
Zone: 4-8     Height: 16''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Cut-Flower Butterfly-Hummingbird Deer-Resistant
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