Parry’s Penstemon

Penstemon parryi

This showy, drought tolerant perennial is native to the desert southwest. Brilliant magenta pink tubular flower spires rise above a mostly basal clump of bluish green foliage. Tuck into a rock garden or border planting where the blooms will entice hummingbirds and butterflies. Plant in mass for a stunning effect. Herbaceous.

Light Needs: Full sun.

Watering Needs: Once established, needs only occasional watering.

Average Landscape Size: Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 1 to 3 ft. wide.

Key Features: Vibrant waterwise color.

Blooms: Blooms spring through summer.