Penstemon - Penstemon eatonii


Also known as: “Firecracker Penstemon”

Description: One of the showier penstemons, these magnificent bright red, tubular flowers, sometimes exceed 2” in length! This perennial has sprawling erect grayish blue waxy stems boasting beautiful flowers stalks.

Flowering Season: February through April

Comments: This drought tolerant plant is excellent for dry, gravelly banks and background plantings, and reseeds itself quite well. Firecracker penstemon attracts hummingbirds, and the long stems with flowers can be cut and used for delicate centerpieces. This wildflower is prolific and native to the western United States, being found in a variety of biomes from desert floor up through woodland scrub, forest and open plateaus! This particular species will tolerate some shade.


DISCLAIMER FOR USE: As in all agricultural plant products, responsibility for use remains in the hands of the consumer.
Please always plant conscientiously, and be aware of any species that might be considered invasive, in some areas.