Botanical Name: Penstemon grandiflorus
Height: about 70 cm
Season of bloom: Early summer
Growing Conditions: Full sun. Very free draining soil.
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.