Penstemon Dark Towers, Beardtongue, landscape
Penstemon Dark Towers, Beardtongue, closeup

Penstemon Dark Towers, Beardtongue

A stunning perennial, Dark Towers Beardtongue, Penstemon, looks fabulous in or out of flower with its glossy bronze-red foliage. In summer its attractive mounds are topped with masses of tall spires of pink flowers that perfectly echo the hues in the foliage. Dark Towers Beardtongue is long-lived and reliable. It is very easy to grow and even looks good in high heat and humidity. Reaches 36 inches tall and 30 inches wide.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Penstemon Dark Towers

Common Name

Beardtongue

Bloom Color

Pink

Bloom Time

Summer

Foliage Color

Bronze, Red

Light Requirements

Sun

Height

36″

Width

30″

Uses

Beds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Mass Plantings

Resistance

Deer

Soil

Average

Water Needs

Average, Low

Zone

3-8

Plant Type

Perennial