Penstemon australis

slender beardtongue

Plantaginaceae


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-3 ft    Width: 1 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,pink
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand

Ecology

Attracts pollinators.
Native Habitats: Sandhill, secondary woods, flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B