'Blackbeard' Beardtongue

Penstemon x 'Blackbeard' PPAF

Improved dark-leaf cultivar with glossy black/burgundy foliage held on strong deep-red stems. Pink/lavender flower spikes in late spring.

Sunlight Exposure:Full Sun
Plant Attributes:Deer ResistantU.S. Native

Plant Type(s): Perennial

Color(s): Burgundy, Pink

  • Plant Height: 30" - 36"
  • Plant Width: 30" - 36"
  • Hardy Zones: 3 - 8

Spring/Summer Care: Shear in half in mid spring to control size/shape (if desired).

Autumn/Winter Care: Mow off the dead (leave any green) foliage in late winter.

Fertilizer Needs: A simple addition of some organic matter in spring should supply sufficient nutrients.

'Blackbeard' Beardtongue
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