(syn. Penstemon hartwegii 'Firebird', Beardtongue) (Award of Garden Merit)Family Plantaginaceae Originating from N. America and E. Asia
Semi-evergreen perennial with tapering spires of fox-glove like crimson flowers with a red-striped white throat. Penstemons flower over a long period - from June until the first frosts. Very attractive to bees and pollinating insects. Mulch in winter. Grow in well-drained soil in sun/part shade.