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Plant Characteristics

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

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 a free fertilizer packet.

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HUSKER RED BEARDTONGUE

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Buy Husker Red Beardtongue online. Loaded with lots of showy white flowers in spring that contrast well with bright purple-bronze foliage. A unique accent plant.1996 PERENNIAL PLANT OF THE YEAR

Mature Height:

12-30 Inches

Mature Spread:

15-18 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

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®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase HUSKER RED BEARDTONGUE Online

Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2644

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(651 units available now - G)

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$15.00

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Root Pouch 1 gallon

SKU: 9316

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(26 units available now - S)

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$15.00

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Valliant, OK
November 2016

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