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Penstemon digitalis 'Blackbeard'
Penstemon digitalis 'Blackbeard'
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Penstemon digitalis 'Blackbeard'

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The dark purple to deep burgundy foliage nearly black foliage of this sturdy perennial is topped by spikes of sweetly contrasting purple to lilac flowers in mid to late spring. Flowers attract native bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Blackbeard Penstemon provides wonderful contrast with surrounding perennials in the garden and landscape or use it as a specimen in containers. Provide a full to mostly sunny location for the darkest foliage coloration and a well-drained, average moist soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Blackbeard Penstemon was selected not only for its foliage color but also for its compact habit and flower power.

  • Type: Perennial
  • Native
  • Zone: 3-8
  • Height: 28-34 Inches
  • Spread: 24 Inches
  • Flower Color: Pink shades
  • Foliage Color: Near-black shades
  • Sunlight: Full Sun 
  • Water Requirements: Low-Average
  • Bloomtime: Early-Midsummer
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds, Bees 
  • Growth Rate: Medium