Penstemon clevelandii

Cleveland Penstemon

Plant family: Scrophulariaceae - Figwort

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Plant type: Sub-shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California

 
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Flower Color Pink to Deep Red
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 2-3 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub, Desert

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Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife, Good for Cut Flowers, Good in Containers

Plant Highlights

Cleveland Penstemon combines hardiness with beauty better than most plants we know, and is one of the few California natives with a pink flower. This tough perennial handles heat, cold and wind. It grows naturally in the the inner coast ranges of Southern California and in deserts and desert edges. It grows quickly to reach an average height of 2.5 feet and a width of 2 feet. This penstemon blooms from mid-spring to mid-summer. Its strong pink blooms attract hummingbirds and make great cut flowers. Provide good drainage for best performance.

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