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Rocky Mountain Penstemon - 3260

Regular price $3.45
Penstemon strictus (Scrophulariaceae)
An upright perennial native to the western and central United States. The closely packed snapdragon - ­like, purple, tubular flowers are arranged on a sturdy spike. Prefers full sun, but will tolerate partial shade in extremely hot climates. Requires adequate drainage for best results.

Suggested Use: Slopes, hill sides, roadsides, mixtures.
Miscellaneous: Not hardy everywhere but worth trying. Excellent variety to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden.

Average Planting Success: 60%
Height: 2 - 3½ feet
Germination: 15 - 30 days
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 55°F - ­60°F
Sowing Depth: 1/16"
Blooming Period: May - July
Average Seeds Per Pound: 592,000
Seeds/Pkt: 375 - covers 15 sq.ft.
1 oz Covers: 681 sq.ft.
Seeding Rate: 4 lbs. per acre

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