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Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Foxglove Penstemon

Plant Type: Native - American
FULL Sun

Foliage emerges purple-bronze and matures to green. Profusion of white flowers on wiry stems. Grows best in full sun and moist soil. [PPA-1996]


Height

24-36"

Spread

18"

Growth Habit

THRILLER (upright)

Landscape Application:

Group or mass in beds, borders, cottage gardens and cutting gardens.

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' Plant Care:

Needs good drainage, avoid wet soil conditions.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 3 (-40/-30F)

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Foxglove Penstemon Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

EARLY (March-April), MIDSEASON (May-June)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Low to moderate soil moisture.

Moderate
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Hummingbirds

Foxglove Penstemon Additional Information

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