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Penstemon azureus var. angustissimus

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Penstemon azureus var. angustissimus
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Penstemon azureus var. angustissimus
Penstemon azureus var. angustissimus
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Penstemon azureus var. angustissimus
Penstemon azureus var. angustissimus
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Penstemon azureus var. angustissimus

Species Name: Penstemon azureus var. angustissimus
Common Name: Azure Penstemon

A profuse bloomer with bluish-purple flowers. Perfect for small borders along paths or near rock walls. Accepting of moist or dry conditions. Perfect near a lawn.

Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Low-growing
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Moderate
Cold Hardy to: 2100'
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Blue-lavender
Endangered?:
Distribution: High North Coast Ranges, northern and central Sierra Nevada
Natural Habitat: Generally somewhat moist woodland, open forest, 900-2100'

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