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Plant Characteristics

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

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BLACKBEARD BEARDTONGUE

Penstemon x 'Blackbeard'
PPAF Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Blackbeard Beardtongue online. Named after the infamous pirate of the same name, Blackbeard will take no prisoners in your landscape! This awesome Penstemon will startle you with it's beautiful purple flowers that are set atop a sea of dark purple leaves. Makes an excellent perennial in any garden!

Mature Height:

2-3 Feet

Mature Spread:

1-2 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Plantaginaceae · Common Name: Beardtongue

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Purchase BLACKBEARD BEARDTONGUE Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 14111

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(4 units available now - S)

Standard Package




$25.00

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Customer Testimonials

So happy with this tree! Much more than I expected and EXACT same size as the tree I lost this winter. Definitely be back again! THANK U!!!


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July 2014

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