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Penstemon parryi

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Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Penstemon (PEN-stem-on) (Info)
Species: parryi (PAIR-ree-eye) (Info)

Synonym:Penstemon puniceus var. parryi

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Evergreen
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive chavelonni On Mar 15, 2013, chavelonni from El Mirage, AZ wrote:

I love this plant. Mine is 4 1/2 feet tall and a hummingbird magnet.

Regional...

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

Casas Adobes, Arizona
Chandler, Arizona
El Mirage, Arizona
Maricopa, Arizona
Mesa, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Picture Rocks, Arizona
Scottsdale, Arizona
Perris, California
Richmond, California
Ukiah, California
Vista, California
Las Vegas, Nevada (3 reports)
Pahrump, Nevada
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
Rodeo, New Mexico
Roswell, New Mexico



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