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Penstemon glaber            Family: Scrophulariaceae   (Figwort)          
Sawsepal Penstemon, Dwarf Blue Penstemon, Showy Penstemon


Picture of Penstemon glaber

 Photography by: Dr. Allan Armitage

Type: Perennial
Hardiness range: 3A - 9B
Height: 12" to 18" / 30cm to 45cm
Spread: 12" to 18" / 30cm to 45cm
Growth rate: Average
Exposure: Partial shade or partial sun to full sun
Persistence: Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom color: Blue, lavender
Bloom season: Mid Spring to Late Summer
Bloom attributes: Attracts butterflies
Leaf color: Green
Fruit color: n/a
Water requirements: Dry
Soil pH requirements: Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type: Sandy
Form: Spreading or horizontal, upright or erect
Landscape uses: Border, massing
Attributes and features: Native to North America


Penstemon glaber

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