Native Region: Eastern Canada, United States
Penstemon hirsutus 'pygmaeus'
Zone Range: 03-09
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 11 September, 2012
Seed count: 200-250
Mat-forming evergreen sub-shrub with purple-tinted, dark green leaves that bears loose racemes of funnel-shaped pale violet flowers with white throats in summer. Height 4 inches.
Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in late winter or spring. Grow in poor to moderately-fertile, sharply drained soil in full sun. Protect with a dry winter mulch. For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant.