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Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue

Penstemon strictus

Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue is a plant which belongs to the Penstemon (Beard-tongue) genus. It is a flower that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. This plant is a great attractor for bees, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue is a great choice.

United States is believed to be where Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue originates from.

As Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

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How to grow Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue

  • Full Sun

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  • Low

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

Growing Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue from seed

Surface sow.

May be Winter Sown.

By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue about 63 days before your last frost date .

Transplanting Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue is a hardy plant.

Companion plants for Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue

These plants will not grow well with Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue plants:

Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin strictus meaning “erect”

Other names for Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue

Rocky Mountain penstemon

Penstemon strictus Benth.

Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue care instructions

How long does Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue take to grow?

These estimates for how long Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

When should I plant Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue?

Our when to plant Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue estimates are relative to your last frost date. Enter your frost dates and we'll calculate your sowing and planting dates for you!

Footnotes

Popular varieties of Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue

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