Penstemon Petite Bouquet

Penstemon Petite Bouquet - Seeds & Bulbs

Penstemon
Petite Bouquet

(Penstemon strictus)

This native of the mountains of Colorado, Utah, and Mexico deserve a place in your garden. If you have a location that you don't water, this is the one to plant. Penstemon is very drought tolerant but does well in average moisture, too. Attracts hummingbirds and is a great choice for well-drained containers and rock gardens. Include this plant in the front of your wildflower areas.

Flower Type: Perennial
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 1'
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: Early Spring - 3 to 4 weeks before last frost or late fall up to 2 months before first fall frost.
When to Sow Inside: 10 to 12 weeks before last frost.
Seed Depth: press into soil surface.
Seed Spacing: 1/2"
Days to Emerge: 20 - 35
Thinning: 8" to 12" apart

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