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Penstemon eatonii (Firecracker Penstemon)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 33686



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Scrophulariales
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Genus: Penstemon
Species: Penstemon eatonii
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial
  • Wildflower
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 1 to 1 1/2 feet (30 to 45 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • Spring
Flowering End edit
  • Summer
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Medium
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Suitable For edit
  • Border/Bed
  • Container/Patio
  • Wildflower Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Tolerant of Most Types
Soil pH edit
Bloom Colour edit
  • Red
Wildlife Value edit
  • Bees
  • Butterflies (nectar source)
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
  • Stem Cutting
Skill Level edit
Additional Short Notes add
  • Wildflower in the Salmon River valley, Idaho edit | delete
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