hairy beardtongue


Botanical Name Penstemon hirsutus
Common Name hairy beardtongue
Family Plantaginaceae
USDA Zone 3 to 9
Light Requirement Full Sun to Part Shade
Season(s) of interest Summer, Fall, Winter
Height and Spread
1-1.5ft x 0.5-1ft (30-45cm x 15-30cm)
Flower Color Pink
Attracts Wildlife
Hosts, Butterflies, Moths, Attracts Pollinators
Additional Information
Native to Chicago Region. Native range: Nova Scotia to Minnesota, South to Texas and Virginia
Location in Lurie Garden
Southeast Light Plate, Northwest Light Plate