Penstemon superbus (Superb Penstemon, Coral Penstemon)


This stunner shoots up spikes of vivid coral flowers as tall as six feet in the spring. It occurs at elevations from 3500 to 5500 feet, in rocky canyons and washes, in Arizona, New Mexico, and northern Mexico. Large blue-green leaves often have a tinge of purple. Hummingbirds love the flowers. Plant in full sun and well-drained soils. It reseeds readily.

At a Glance Summary

Type: Perennial
Size (H x W): 2ft x 2ft
Flower Color: Coral
Hardiness: Zone 5: -20˚F

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