Blackbeard Bearded Tongue Perennial - Penstemon - Gallon Pot
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The dark feature referenced on this plant is its incredible foliage. Dark purple flower stems hold its lilac-purple flowers with their white flaring tubes high above the low mound of deep eggplant purple leaves. Attractive dark burgundy seed pods follow the flowering performance for extended seasonal interest. ‘Blackbeard’ stays strictly upright all season long with no lodging.
Penstemons are very drought tolerant perennials that are easy to grow. Plant them in full sun and watch as hummingbirds feast on their delicious nectar.
Hardy zones 3-8 / Mature Height: 28-34" / Immediate shipping, gallon pot. Dormant shipping in winter.
Hardy Zones 3-8
Mature Height: 28-34"
Months of Bloom: Summer
Bloom Color: Lilac-Purple
Immediate shipping. Dormant shipping in winter
Plant arrived bone dry, no moisture at all. Wilted and broken stems. Box was not properly sealed, soil was sifting out.