Smooth Penstemon
Penstemon digitalis is one of the few Penstemons that thrives in clay. The white flowers bloom for a month or longer, and look great with the blue flowers of Ohio Spiderwort and Blue Eyed Grass. At 3′ high this clump-forming perennial does well in full sun to light shade, and tolerates seasonally damp conditions. Mass...
Botanical Name: Penstemon digitalis
Nom Français: Penstemon

Features

Bloom colour: White
Blooms: Summer - Zone 5
Pollinators: Bees | Bumble bees | Hummingbird
Sun or Shade: Full Sun | Partial Sun
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: Up to 3 feet (1 meter)
Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba
It grows well in hardiness zones:

Planting

Fields and meadows, borders
Water requirement: Does not require a lot of water (is drought tolerant)
Loam, sand

Care

Grow in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Avoid wet, poorly drained soils. <br><br>Deadhead after flowering unless seed is needed. <br><br> Watch for slugs, snails and mites.

Pruning

Spread: 46-61 cm

Considerations

Native to Canada

Styling and Use

Other

History

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