PENSTEMON pseudospectabilis (Desert Penstemon)

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Penstemon Pseudospectabilis commonly known as Desert Penstemon, native to North America, where it grows in desert. The plant is generally a shrub growing with many erect stems. Thin leaves are roughly oval with wide pointed tips and saw-like edges. Like other Penstemon, this species is very showy when in flower. It...
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Penstemon Pseudospectabilis commonly known as Desert Penstemon, native to North America, where it grows in desert. The plant is generally a shrub growing with many erect stems. Thin leaves are roughly oval with wide pointed tips and saw-like edges. Like other Penstemon, this species is very showy when in flower. It is very easy to grow and reseed. When it blooms it is continuously used by bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 22,813 166
1OZ 45,625 331
1/4LB 182,500 1,325
1/2LB 365,000 2,650
1LB 730,000 5,300
5LB 3,650,000 26,500

Scientific Name: Penstemon Pseudospectabilis

Common Name: Desert Penstemon

Plant Type:  Perennial

Family: Plantaginaceae

Native Range: North America

Height: 36-48"

Spread: 18 "

Habitat: Open Areas, Rocky Desert Washes

Zone: 5 to 9

Exposure: Full Sun

Blooming Season: Late Spring to Early Summer

Attracts: Birds, Bees, Humming birds, Butterflies

Flower Shape: Tubular Shape

Flower Color: Deep Pink

Moisture: Dry

Water Requirement: Low

Soil Type: Well Drained Soil, Low Fertility Soil

Soil pH: 6.0 to 8.0

Uses: Ground cover, Beds and Borders, Containers, Cottage 

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