Plant Catalog - PENSTEMON G FIREBIRD
PENSTEMON G FIREBIRD
Penstemon gloxinioides 'Firebird', 'Schonholzeri'
Firebird Border Penstemon, Beard Tongue
A perennial with upright stems, multi-branching from the base. Green leaves are lance-shaped and oppositely arranged. Spikes of tubular, bell-shaped flowers are bright cherry red with white throats. Blooms in waves from late spring to fall. Attractive to hummingbirds and other pollinators. Vigorous and heavy blooming.
USDA zones: 7 - 10
Sunset zones: 7 - 9, 14 - 24
Mature size: 2 feet high and 18 inches wide
Light needs: full sun, part shade
Water needs: little to regular water