Since 1988, THE source for buying native, rare, and unique perennials.
Image of black cat and text indicating no photo is available

Penstemon Ruby

Beard Tongue

Item #: 3208

Zones: 7a to 9b

Height: 29" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

PDN Guarantee

Note: This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Click here to shop our current plants.
This stunning European hybrid of the Mexican penstemon makes a 3' wide mound of narrow linear foliage. In late spring, the clumps are topped with spikes of large, tubular, scarlet red flowers with a distinctive white throat with red streaks. In a well drained site in the border, you can expect flowers until early summer.

More from this collection