Large-flowered Beardtongue

Large-flowered Beardtongue in the garden at Beaux Arbres.

Botanical Name:  Penstemon grandiflorus

Height: about 70 cm

Season of bloom: Early summer

Growing Conditions: Full sun. Very free draining soil.

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No. Native to the US Midwest

Remarks: Needs sharp drainage to survive our winters. May be short-lived.

Similar species: Nothing quite like this, but see also Foxglove Beardtongue.

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