Penstemon dig. 'Husker Red'

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Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker Red’

  • **PPA PLANT OF THE YEAR 1996**
  • Striking red foliage
  • Spikes of porcelain white flowers in June
  • Very drought & heat tolerant

Height: 36 in
Spread: 12-18 in

Zone: 4-9
Color: Red, White

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies


  • Great Foliage
  • Native Selection
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Long Blooming
  • Border or Bed

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Sun/ pt.shade

Foliage Color:

  • Red
  • Green


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Average Water

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