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Penstemon care instructions

Penstemon gloxinoides

All care instructions and information about Penstemon (Penstemon gloxinoides) have been provided by real gardeners.

Lifecycle Is Penstemon annual or perennial?
Perennial
Growing Difficulty How hard is it to grow Penstemon?
Easy 2/5
Growth Habit What shape or habit does Penstemon grow into?
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Hardiness How frost hardy is Penstemon?
Very Hardy
Country of Origin Where did Penstemon come from?
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Mature Height How tall does Penstemon grow?
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Mature Spread How wide does Penstemon grow?
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USDA Zone Range Which zones does Penstemon grow best in?
Zone 7 to Zone 9
pH Range The level of acidity for Penstemon.
-
Water Requirements How much water does Penstemon require?
Low
Nitrogen Requirements How much nitrogen fertilizer does Penstemon need?
Low
Soil What sort of soil should I plant Penstemon in?
Loam
Sun How much sunlight does Penstemon need to grow?
Full Sun
Can Sow Direct? Can Penstemon be sown directly?
No
Sowing Depth How deep to plant Penstemon?
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Sowing Distance Apart How far apart to plant Penstemon?
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Sowing Row Distance Apart How far apart to plant rows of Penstemon?
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Ideal Germination Temperature Range What temperatures does Penstemon need in order to germinate?
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Growing Temperatures What temperatures are best to grow Penstemon in?
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Planting Distance Apart How far apart to plant Penstemon seedlings.
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Planting Row Distance Apart How far apart to plant rows of Penstemon seedlings.
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Bloom Time When will Penstemon bloom?
Early Summer
Harvest Time When is Penstemon ready for harvest?
N/A
Pruning Time When should I prune Penstemon?
N/A