Horticulture in the Desert

a place to share and learn about plants in the Sonoran Desert

Penstemon parryi – Parry’s Penstemon

Posted by VT Jenny on February 19, 2009

Penstemon parryi – Parry’s Penstemon

Size: 1-4′ tall w/ flowering stalk and 1′ wide perennial
Flowers: hot pink blooms late Feb to April
Site: Full Sun to partial shade, well drained soil
Uses: mixed with other perennials, seasonal color, hummingbird garden.
Foliage: Smooth, bluish green, lance shaped broader at tip.
Native: Slopes and canyons in Southern AZ and Sonora, Mexico

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