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Typical inventory plug Woodland species, attracts pollinators.

Typical inventory plug
Woodland species, attracts pollinators. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 10 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Penstemon calycosus

Calico penstemon

Blooming for a full month, this lovely woodland penstemon will tolerate full sun with adequate moisture. Large lavender flowers are a favorite of many bees. 


Height:

1-3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Lavender, White

Penstemon calycosus Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Shade to Full Shade

Attracts Wildlife

  • Pollinators

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist

Flowering Months

  • July
  • June

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=PECA7