PENSTEMON palmeri (Palmer Penstemon)

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Penstemon Palmeri commonly known as ‘Palmer Penstemon’ is a flowering plant native to desert mountains from eastern Mojave Desert in California, to eastern Nevada, northeastern Arizona, and New Mexico, and north through areas in Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, and eastern Washington. Plants begin growth early in the spring and flower...
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Penstemon Palmeri commonly known as ‘Palmer Penstemon’ is a flowering plant native to desert mountains from eastern Mojave Desert in California, to eastern Nevada, northeastern Arizona, and New Mexico, and north through areas in Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, and eastern Washington. Plants begin growth early in the spring and flower blossoms appear in late spring and early summer. Palmer’s Penstemon produces succulent foliage during the spring and summer and is selectively used by small birds, big game and livestock.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 15,625 250
1OZ 31,250 500
1/4LB 125,000 2,000
1/2LB 250,000 4,000
1LB 500,000 8,000
5LB 2,500,000 40,000

Scientific Name: Penstemon Palmeri

Common Name: Palmer Penstemon

Plant Type: Perennial 

Family: Plantaginaceae

Native Range: New Mexico through California to Idaho  

Height: 24-48"

Spread: 24 "

Habitat: Blackbrush, Sagebrush, Joshua tree 

Zone: 4-9  

Exposure: Full Sun 

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Early Summer

Attracts: Hummingbirds

Resistant: Deer, Rabbit  

Characteristics: Fragrant, Cut flowers 

Flower Shape: Tubular  

Flower Color: Pink

Water Requirement: Low 

Soil Type: Sandy soil, Well Drained   

Soil pH: 5.8 to 6.2

Advantage: Easy to grow, Low maintenance   

Uses: Used in livestock, big game and by birds, Ornamental use 

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