Penstemon x 'Blackbeard'


  • 'Blackbeard' is an upright, compact, dark purple-leaved selection of beardtongue.
  • Features pink flowers in late spring- early summer, held on sturdy, dark purple stems.
  • Upright stems all season, no lodging.
  • The blooms are highly attractive to hummingbirds, bees and other pollinators.
  • Best in dry- average well drained soil in full sun.

Height: 26-36 in
Spread: 24 in
Zone: 3-8
Color: Pink

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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

» Attracts Hummingbirds
» Attracts Pollinators

Foliage Color:

» Purple


» Full Sun

Soil Moisture:

» Average Water
» Moist, Well Drained


» Clump forming
» Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

» Spring
» Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

» Fall
» Spring
» Summer