Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'
- Calculated at Checkout
- Hummingbirds frequent the white flowers
- Very attractive dark purple foliage
- Tolerant of clay soils
A beautiful plant with an abundance of attractive white foxglove-like flowers with a very pale pink blush that is stunning against the dark purple-bronze foliage. This unique plant has tall, sturdy stems that resist flopping, and leaves that are opposite and lance-shaped. Rarely bothered by pests or diseases. Bred from plants native to the U.S., so a great addition to naturalized areas.
Uses: Borders, Cottage Gardens, Flower Beds, Landscapes, Naturalizing, Rain Garden, Slopes
Nature Attraction: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Drought Tolerant, Showy Foliage, Cut Flower
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun to light shade in well-drained, fertile soil. Amend with compost before planting. Deadhead after blooming. In cold climates, mulch for the winter. Good drainage in winter is essential.