Penstemon digitalis – Foxglove Beardtongue

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Water: Dry to medium
Ideal Light: Full sun, but will tolerate dry shade
Soil: Fertile, well-drained loams, clay loams, and sand. Acid preferably but tolerates lime.
Height: 3 - 5 feet
Bloom time: Late Spring to Early Summer

Pollinator Benefits: A prolific nectar producer, Foxglove Beardtongue is visited by a huge diversity of butterflies, moths, and bees.
Care: Tolerant of occasional drought and inundation once established. Can be grown in clay soils but root rot can occur in overly wet, poorly drained conditions. Division is the easiest method of increase. Separate crowns in fall or early spring. Prune back the foliage of each new division. Propagate also by seed.

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