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Easy to grow, bright and cheerful for the border or rockery. Details


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Plant of the Month for May, 2018

 (PEN-stem-on  pin-ee-FOH-lee-us)

General Information:

Penstemon pinifolius is not your average penstemon. It’s leaves look more like a pine tree and the flowers are an orangey-red, which are produced in succession for most of the summer.  It is a great, mid-sized, rock garden plant and is a hummingbird magnet.

Penstemon pinifolius: photo by Robert Pavlis

Penstemon pinifolius:photo by Robert Pavlis

It is a North American native that is easy to grow in full sun and good drainage. P....