Penstemon pallidus

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Common Name:  Pale Beardtongue, Pale Penstemon

Part shade, moderately dry to dry moisture level, sandy or rocky soil.  8-24 inches height, blooms late spring to early summer, cream colored flowers, re-seeds.

Germination Code: C(30), D, G

Native Region:  Only occurs in Fayette, Hardin, Montgomery, Hickman, and Union counties

Blooms a little earlier than the other penstemons.  More dainty than Foxglove Penstemon.  Easy to grow.  Attracts bees and hummingbirds.

Pale Beardtongue, Pale Penstemon - Penstemon pallidus
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty