Penstemon mexicali 'Pikes Peak Purple'

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Photo courtesy of Swift Greenhouses

  • Grape purple flowers with white striped throats over dark green, shiny leaves
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Summer
Summer
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Likes sandy conditions

Pollinators love it


Height: 15-18 in
Spread: 15 in
Spacing: 15 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Purple
Zone: 5-9
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained