Penstemon hirsutus, or Hairy Beardtongue, is a 1-2 foot perennial with terminal clusters of violet to pale rose, snapdragon-like flowers appearing in late spring to early summer. Hairy Beardtongue prefers medium to dry, well-drained soils in full to part sun. The perennial attracts native pollinating bees.

Light: Sun-Part Sun
Soil moisture: Medium-Dry
Height: 1′
Bloom time: May-June
Color: Violet, Purple, Blue

Penstemon hirsutus hairy beardtongue