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Penstemon heterodoxus var. heterodoxus

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Species Name: Penstemon heterodoxus var. heterodoxus
Common Name: Sierra beardtongue

Best suited for high elevations. Showy. Attracts hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width:
Growth Habit:
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate:
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference:
Water Requirements: Infrequent to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Blue-purple
Endangered?:
Distribution:
Natural Habitat: Rocky slopes and alpine meadows, 8,000' to 12,000'

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