PENSTEMON digitalis (Smooth Penstemon)

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Penstemon Digitalis commonly known as ‘Smooth Penstemon’ is a flowering species that are white and borne in summer. It is native to eastern Canada and the eastern and southeastern United States. Flowers bloom from mid-spring to early summer. This very showy white Penstemon is useful and grows well in a...
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Penstemon Digitalis commonly known as ‘Smooth Penstemon’ is a flowering species that are white and borne in summer. It is native to eastern Canada and the eastern and southeastern United States. Flowers bloom from mid-spring to early summer. This very showy white Penstemon is useful and grows well in a wide variety of situations. It is a great plant for attracting hummingbirds and makes a very nice cut flower. Grows well in semi-shaded raingardens.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 68,750 1000
1OZ 137,500 2,000
1/4LB 550,000 8,000
1/2LB 1,100,000 16,000
1LB 2,200,000 32,000
5LB 11,000,000 160,000

Scientific Name: Penstemon Digitalis 

Common Name: Smooth Penstemon

Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial 

Family: Plantaginaceae

Native Range: Eastern and Southern United States 

Height: 30 to 36 "

Spread: 15 to18 "

Habitat: Mesic black soil, Prairies, Openings in upland, Floodplain forest, Woodland borders

Zone: 3-8

Exposure: Full Sun   

Blooming Season: Mid spring to early summer

Attracts: Birds, Butterflies 

Resistant: Deer, Drought 

Characteristics: Showy, Good cut 

Flower Shape: Oblong

Flower Color: White 

Water Requirement: Dry to medium   

Soil Type: Well drained loams, Clay loam

Soil pH: 5.5-7.0 

Maintenance: Medium  

Uses: Raingarden, Ornamental, Wildlife

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