Penstemon centranthifolius

Penstemon centranthifolius

Scarlet Bugler

  • Perennial herb with many erect, hairless branches up to 3 feet in height
  • Opposite, thick, untoothed leaves up to 4 inches long
  • Inflorescence on the top of the stem consists of inch-long narrow tubular flowers
  • Flowers bright red to orange
  • Attracts bees and butterflies
  • Tolerates clay soils, PH 6.0 – 8.0
  • Low water needs
  • Summer deciduous

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