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Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue

Penstemon strictus

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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.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue

  • Full Sun

  • 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.

See our list of companion Plants for Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

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.

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.

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Days to Germination How long does it take Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue to germinate?
35 days

Average 35 days | Min 24 days | Max 70 days (2)

Days to Transplant How long until I can plant out Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue?
+ 58 days

Average 58 days | Min 58 days | Max 58 days (1)

Days to Maturity How long until Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue is ready for harvest / bloom?
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Average days | Min days | Max days (0)

Total Growing Days How long does it take to grow Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue?
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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!

When to sow The number of days to sow Penstemon Rocky Mountain Blue before or after your last frost date.
63 days before Last Frost Date

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.

Footnotes

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