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(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.
Eventual mature plant size :