Penstemon: Palmer's (Penstemon palmeri)
$0.25 - $5.60
This Beardtongue was named after the British botanist Edward Palmer, and is found native to desert mountains from easter Mojave to Utah and in New Mexico. Growing in washes, roadsides, canyon floors, and other similar areas, this plant is a tough, drought and heat resistant species. This wildflower is most notable for it's tall spikes of showy light pink blooms. Favored by bumblebees who like to squeeze themselves into the bulbous throats of the flowers!
Penstemon: Rocky Mountain (Penstemon strictus)
$0.25 - $5.60
Hardy, drought tolerant, and stunningly beautiful, what more could you want? Rich indigo blooms tower high on this Beardtongue, and are loved by hummingbirds and bees. Rocky Mountain Penstemon is one of the easiest Beardtongues to grow, and has a long blooming period of about a month in the Spring. A real show stopper!
Penstemon: Scarlet Queen (Penstemon Hartwegii)
$1.00 - $5.60
A striking, upright plant suitable for sunny wildflower gardens, borders and rock gardens, "Scarlet Queen" penstemon (Penstemon hartwegii "Scarlet Queen") displays tubular-shaped blooms of bright red with white centers all summer long. Native to the western United States, this prairie plant reaches mature heights of 2 to 3 feet. "Scarlet Queen" penstemon is perennial in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 through 9.