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American Beauties Native Plants®

Husker Red Beard Tongue

Husker Red Beard Tongue

Penstemon digitalis Husker Red

Regular price $30.99 USD
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Brand: American Beauties Native Plants®

Color: red flowers


  • For best results, plant in USDA zone: 4-8 - mature size: 24-30in H x 18-24in W
  • Plant is delivered in a #1 size container. It is fully rooted in the soil and can be planted immediately upon arrival, weather permitting.
  • Spikes of White Flowers in late spring contrast well with the attractive burgundy-red foliage they rise above from late April through June, attracting loads of Native pollinators and butterflies
  • Perfect for planting in groups in the middle or back of a Perennial garden, this selection is easy to grow and is deer resistant
  • Hummingbirds love this plant and native songbirds like finches and Cardinals love the seed produced by this plant's spent flowers

Binding: Lawn & Patio

Details: Penstemon digitalis `Husker red` perennial plant of the year in 1996, this easy to grow, easy care American beauties winner performs in the garden despite you! Distinctive with its deep red to purple-red foliage, It emerges from the ground in the spring garden with stiffly upright stems that contrast markedly with the developing greenery around it. These stems form a narrow upright clump that tops itself with buds as late spring approaches. Snowy white, tubular flowers with just a hint of pink emerge in early June & continue into July delighting the neighborhood hummingbirds & butterflies with their nectar & delighting you with a color show that changes by the min while seed heads provide food for cardinals & finches in fall & winter. 'Husker red' Is drought tolerant & shrugs off poor, sandy soils without missing a performance beat in any sunny to partial shade garden.

Package Dimensions: 25.0 x 8.0 x 8.0 inches

Product Information
Growing Habit ["Upright"]
Attracts Wildlife ["Butterflies"," Hummingbirds"]
Flower Color ["White Shades"]
Spread 18-24 in
Height 24-30 in
USDA Zone ["4","5","6","7","8"]
Genus Penstemon
Brand American Beauties Native Plants®
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