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Penstemon confertus

Penstemon confertus
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Penstemon confertus - Yellow Penstemon

This is a short, light yellow Penstemon that can be used at the front of the border. Bluestem Nursery is happy to include this plant in our list, as it is native to eastern British Columbia, Alberta and Montana.

Ideal conditions: average soil; full sun; well drained soil; full sun; tolerates dry soil

Ideas and companions:

  • any of the Festucas
  • good in a container

Foliage: green, longish leaves

Flowers: light yellow; 30-60 cm (12-24"); May - July

Coldest zone: 3 (find your zone; further info on plant hardiness)

Native to: western North America