Penstemon digitalis

Penstemon digitalis


Penstemon digitalis


Penstemon digitalis is a clump-forming, native perennial which typically grows 3-5' tall and occurs in prairies, fields, wood margins, open woods and along railroad tracks. Features white, two-lipped, tubular flowers borne in panicles atop erect, rigid stems. Flowers bloom mid-spring to early summer.



Grow in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Avoid wet, poorly drained soils.


Type: Herbaceous perennial

Family: Plantaginaceae

Zone: 3 to 8

Height: 3.00 to 5.00 feet

Spread: 1.50 to 2.00 feet

Bloom Time: April to June

Bloom Description: White

Sun: Full sun

Water: Dry to medium

Maintenance: Medium

Flower: Showy, Good Cut

Attracts: Birds, Butterflies

Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Clay Soil, Dry Soil

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