PENSTEMON angustifolius (Narrow-Leaved Beardtongue)

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Penstemon Angustifolius commonly known as ‘Narrow-Leaved Beardtongue’. It is native to the west-central United States, including the Great Plains. Plants are long-lived, have fine-textured, pine needle-like evergreen foliage and bloom in late spring/early summer. This species grows on grasslands and in sandy habitat types, such as dunes. Plant can be...
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Penstemon Angustifolius commonly known as ‘Narrow-Leaved Beardtongue’. It is native to the west-central United States, including the Great Plains. Plants are long-lived, have fine-textured, pine needle-like evergreen foliage and bloom in late spring/early summer. This species grows on grasslands and in sandy habitat types, such as dunes. Plant can be used in landscaping and as a garden plant in xeriscaping situations. The Lakota people used the flowers to make blue dye for painting moccasins.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 8,125 125
1OZ 16,250 250
1/4LB 65,000 1,000
1/2LB 130,000 2,000
1LB 260,000 4,000
5LB 1,300,000 20,000

Scientific Name: Penstemon Angustifolius

Common Name: Narrow-Leaved Beardtongue

Plant Type: Perennial 

Family: Plantaginaceae

Native Range: West-central United States

Height: 4 to 20 "

Spread: 12 "

Habitat: Mountain, Arid/Desert, Plains/Texas 

Zone: 4-8 

Exposure: Full Sun   

Blooming Season: Summer

Attracts: Pollinators, Hummingbirds 

Resistant: Deer 

Characteristics: Cut Flowers  

Flower Color: Pink, Purple

Water Requirement: Low

Soil Type: Sandy soils or light loams 

Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)

Advantage: Easy to grow, Low maintenance 

Uses: Landscaping, Garden Plants, Patio and Containers 

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