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  • Non-native

Beard Tongue Variety

(Penstemon Species)

Photo credit: RHS


Note - there may be many different varieties or cultivars available of this plant and so the information here is generalised for this group. Some species may appear differently, flower at alternative times of year and may require different growing conditions.

Plant information and growing conditions

  • Plant Type
    Shrub,herbaceous Perennial
  • Sun/Shade
    Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Months of Flowering
    June, July, August, September, October
  • Flower Colours
    Red, Purple, Pink
  • Petals
    Tubular
  • Arrangement
    Cluster
  • Exposure
    Exposed, Sheltered
  • Aspect
    South, West, East
  • Soil Type
    Chalk, Loam, Sand
  • Soil Moisture
    Well-drained
  • Soil pH
    Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

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