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A.k.a. Large-flowered beardtongue. A smaller, dry soil beardtongue that blooms with one stalk of large, foxglove-like flowers. Exceptionally drought tolerant, susceptible to root rot in poorly drained soils.

Light: Full Sun

Soil Moisture: Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Rocky, Sandy

Height: 1’-3.5’

Bloom Color: Pink

Bloom Time: May-Jun

Root Type: Taproot

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, and a penstemon-obligate wasp. Hosts a few insects such as the chalcedony midget moth an the mottled sand grasshopper. Little data available for vertebrate interactions, but penstemon are generally little browsed.

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