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PlantFiles: Penstemon
Penstemon 'Shadow Mountain'

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Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Penstemon (PEN-stem-on) (Info)
Cultivar: Shadow Mountain
Registered or introduced: 2007

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive art_n_garden On Jun 27, 2009, art_n_garden from Colorado Springs, CO (Zone 6a) wrote:

'Shadow Mountain' is a unique color in the garden - a pinky lavender. It looks exactly like 'Pike's Peak Purple' with the exception of the lighter color.
It was introduced by Plant Select in 2007 as an adaptable xeric that gets 18-24 tall and 15-18" wide, blooms from May to September.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Denver, Colorado
Kiowa, Colorado
Hebron, Kentucky



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