Penstemon hirsutus
Hairy Beardtongue

Light: Sun
Soil: Sandy, gravel
Moisture: drought tolerant
Size: Ht. 1-2’
Bloom time: May to end of June
Bloom description: Pale purple tubular flowers that Bumble bees pull on like a toque to get the nectar.
Faunal Associations: Bumble bees and smaller bees who can crawl inside.

Penstemon hirsutus
Hairy Beardtongue