Fragrant Palmer's Penstemon Seeds

Heirloom, Native

#1303
Availability: In Stock
Unlike most other penstemons, the lovely pink flowers of this heirloom have a wonderful fragrance that might remind you of roses or honeysuckle. Soaring stems up to 5' tall emerge in spring to summer with a show of tubular flowers that attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees. Ideal for sandy or gravelly soils with good drainage. Established plants are drought tolerant. Perennial in USDA zones 4–9.
$1.89 500 mg

Botanical Name: Penstemon palmeri

Family: Plantaginaceae

Native: Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 4-9

Plant Dimensions: 4'–5' tall

Variety Information: Pink, 1" tubular flowers with red lines on the interior

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Spring to summer

Attributes: Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date or late fall.

When to Start Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date. Germinates best in cooler soils (near 55°F).

Days to Emerge: 14–35 days

Seed Depth: ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12" – 18"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12" – 18"

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