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Penstemon x mexicali 'Psmyers'

SHADOW MOUNTAIN® BEARDTONGUE

Breeder
Buy Shadow Mountain® Beardtongue online. A lavender-blue cousin to Red Rocks® Beardtongue blooms from late spring through the summer. Very adaptable.

Height:

18-24 Inches

Spread:

15-18 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Brand*
  • Plant Select
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Purple
  • Dark Pink
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Dry Soils
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Low Water Use
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Understory Planting
  • Rain Garden
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Penstemon is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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