Beard tongue is a plant which belongs to the Penstemon (Beard-tongue) genus.
A type of flower, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+).
Beard tongue is known for its erect habit and growing to a height of approximately 75.0 cm (2.44 feet).
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Beard tongue have been kindly provided by our members.
Use Zone 6 - Zone 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Keep in mind when planting that Beard tongue is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.
See our list of companion Plants for Beard tongue to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
May be Winter Sown.
By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Beard tongue about 63 days before your last frost date .
These estimates for how long Beard tongue takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.
Average 14 days | Min 8 days | Max 70 days (2)
Average days | Min days | Max days (0)
Average 64 days | Min 39 days | Max 346 days (4)
Our when to plant Beard tongue estimates are relative to your last frost date.
Penstemon, Smooth white beardtongue
Penstemon digitalis Nutt. ex Sims