Border Penstemon -

(Penstemon 'Red Riding Hood')

Perennial Plants

Other Common Names: Penstemon 'Red Riding Hood', Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue
Family: Scrophulariaceae Genus: Penstemon Cultivar: 'Red Riding Hood'
Penstemon 'Red Riding Hood'
Daniel Amerman Planted · 11 years ago
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Plant Type: Perennial

Temp / Zone: Zone 5A · -20° to -15° F, Zone 5B · -15° to -10° F, Zone 6A · -10° to -5° F, Zone 6B · -5° to 0° F, Zone 7A · 0° to 5° F, Zone 7B · 5° to 10° F, Zone 8A · 10° to 15° F, Zone 8B · 15° to 20° F

Sun Exposure: Full / Mostly Sun

Soil Type: Loam, Silt

Soil Drainage: Well Drained

Water Needs: Average, Low

Level of Care: Low

Growth Rates: Moderate

Flower Color: Red, Light Pink, Pink

Attracts: Hummingbirds

Foliage Color: Medium Green

Average Height: 1' to 2', 2' to 3'

Average Width: 1' to 2'

Fragrances: None

Season of Color: Summer Blooms

Resistant To: Drought

Landscape Uses: Border / Edger, Containers / Planters, Perennial Garden, Small Groups

Growth Habits: Mounding, Upright

Theme Gardens: Hummingbird, Perennial, Rock

Soil pH: 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8

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