Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Penstemon barbatus cv. Blue Riding Hood
Common Name: Beardtongue
Bloom Time: June to August
Height: 18-24 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade
Soil Conditions: Requires good drainage, Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Blue
Special Characteristics:
  • Continental American wildflower, Drought tolerant, Hummingbird attractor, Deer resistant, Rock garden suitable, Salt tolerant, Requires the extra drainage afforded by sandy or gravelly soils