Native Region: Pacific Northwestern North America including B.C.
Zone Range: 04-09
Preferred Climate: temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 26 July, 2016
Seed count: 30-40
This evergreen subshrub has elliptic green leaves and bears funnel-shaped purplish-blue flowers in late spring to early summer. Height and spread is 16 inches. Suits a rock garden.
The genus Penstemon is now in the family Plantaginaceae.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in late winter or in spring. Grow in poor to moderately fertile, sharply-drained soil in full sun.