Penstemon digitalis, Foxglove beardtongue

Penstemon digitalis,  Foxglove beardtongue
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  • Item #: PP61
  • Attractive Flowers:
  • Average - Dry soil:
  • Average to moist soil:
  • Beneficial Insects:
  • Butterflies:
  • Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
  • Deer Resistant:
  • Drought Tolerant:
  • Drought tolerant:
  • Dry-Moist Soil:
  • FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands:
  • Fragrant:
  • Full - Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
  • Groundcover:
  • Herbal / Medicinal Uses:
  • High Wildlife Value:
  • Hummingbirds:
  • Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
  • Moist Soil:
  • Native to Coastal Regions:
  • Native To Mountain Regions:
  • Native to Piedmont Regions:
  • Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark:
  • Part Sun - Part Shade :
  • Perennial:
  • Pollinator support:
  • Wildflower:
  • Woodland flower:
  • Full Sun:
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Price $4.00
5 or more $3.50 each
20 or more $2.50 each
50 or more $1.10 each
100 or more $0.90 each


Botanic Name:  Penstemon digitalis    Common Name:  Foxglove beardtongue


Mature Height: 1-3' x 18"

Water Use: Low , Medium , High 
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade 
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist , Wet 
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8) 
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low 
Soil Description: Fertile, well-drained loams, clay loams, and sand. Acid preferably but tolerates lime. 
Conditions Comments: Will tolerate dry shade. 


Use Ornamental: A great bloomer for clay loam in areas with poor drainage. 
Use Wildlife: Hummingbirds and bumblebees 
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Hummingbirds 
Nectar Source: yes


Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees 
Full Sun	Full - Part Sun (6+ hours of sun)		Part Sun - Part Shade		
	Drought tolerant		
Dry-Moist Soil
Average - Dry soil
Average to moist soil
Moist Soil
FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands
Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture
Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay
Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark
High Wildlife Value
Beneficial Insects
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Attractive Flowers
Native To Mountain Regions
Native to Coastal Regions
Herbal / Medicinal Uses
Native to Piedmont Regions
Pollinator support
Woodland flower