Penstemon hirsutus

Common Name: Hirsutus
Family Name: Hairy Beardtongue
Light Requirements: Sun / Part Shade
Bloom Time:
Spacing: 10-12"
Height: 18-30"
Bloom Color: Purple / Lavender
Moisture Level: moist to dry
Animal Resistance: Deer
Type of Perennial: New England Meadows
New England Native: Yes
US Native: Yes
Plant Description:
Drooping trumpet-shaped purple flowers on open racemes. Host plant for several species of checkerspot butterflies. Found in a variety of habitats and tolerates medium-wet to dry soils. Zones 3-9