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Penstemon Red Riding Hood

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  • Drought Tolerant,
  • Easy to Grow,
  • Free-flowering,
Common Name:Bearded Tongue
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 What is my zone?
Height:1 - 2 Feet
Spread:1 - 2 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance:Deer, Rabbit
Flower Color:Red Shades

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(Beardtongue) Penstemon Red Riding Hood has an upright habit with 18-24 inch tall spikes that have good basil branching. The coral red flowers appear early summer and bloom throughout the summer until fall with light trimmings as needed. Planted in full sun, Red Riding Hood is a sun-loving, drought-tolerant perennial that will attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Red Riding Hood is deer and rabbit resistant, easy to grow, and is perfect for cut floral bouquets.
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Penstemon Red Riding Hood

Common Name Bearded Tongue
USDA Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Dry, Moderate
Soil Type Sandy
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance Deer, Rabbit
Flower Color Red Shades
Attributes Deciduous, Drought Tolerant
Design Use Border, Massing
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Spring or Early Summer, Late Summer, Summer
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