Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker Red’
Husker Red Penstemon / Beardtongue
1996 Perennial Plant of the Year
Frosty white bell flowers with a purple sheen bloom April-July. ‘Husker Red’ is a selection with red-purple evergreen leaves. Being native, it is well adapted to our climate. Allow to self-sow and spread about for a beautiful wild flower look.
Plant in full sun to part shade in average soils. Very adaptable, even to hot, dry sites. Height 24-30”. Spread 12-18”. Zones 2-8.