Botanical Name: Penstemon baccharifolius 'Del Rio'
 Common Name: Rock Penstemon
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Perennial

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

Red

 

Flower Season

Spring, Summer

 

Leaf Color

Dark Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Low

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Ranch, Spanish, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer

 

Location Uses

Entry, Perennial Border, Foundation, Patio, Swimming Pool, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Filler, Mass Planting, Naturalizing, Small Spaces

 

Attracts Wildlife

Hummingbirds

Information by: Kathleen Moore

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Evergreen perennial grows to 1' x 2'. Rosette of deep green leaves provide nice backdrop for cherry red flowers that bloom late spring to summer. Attracts hummingbirds. Does best in partial shade.
Frost tolerant to 5 F.