Hairy Penstemon (Penstemon hirsutus)
A short penstemon with delicate pink flowers, excellent for borders and hummingbirds! Widely adaptable in sun, water, and soil requirements.
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
Soil Type: Adaptable, Well Drained
Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: May-Jun
Root Type: Fibrous
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract mainly long-tongued bees but also other bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, skippers, and hummingbirds. Hosts the Baltimore checkerspot butterfly.