Firecracker Penstemon

Penstemon eatonii

This showy drought tolerant perennial is native to the mountains of the desert southwest. Tall stalks adorned with brilliant orange-red tubular flowers rise 1 to 3 ft. high above of a mostly basal clump of green foliage. Tuck into a xeriscape, rock garden or border planting where the blooms will entice hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollenizers to visit.

Light Needs: Full sun to partial shade.

Watering Needs: Once established, needs only occasional watering.

Average Landscape Size: Reaches 24-36 in. tall, 16-18 in. wide.

Key Features: Waterwise.

Blooms: Blooms early spring to early summer.

Firecracker Penstemon for sale at Harlow Gardens Tucson.