Penstemon triflorus (Scarlet Penstemon)

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Scarlet Penstemon is a small, bushy penstemon with showy magenta blooms. It is an eye-catching prairie perennial that has its place in micro-prairies, meadows and perennial gardens. It also makes a lovely cut flower.  

Scarlet Penstemon provides nectar for butterflies and hummingbirds. It can be deadheaded once finished blooming or allowed to re-seed.  

 

AT A GLANCE

Texas native Yes
Water use Low
Sun exposure Full sun
Bloom color Magenta pink
Bloom time Spring
Mature height 1.5-2 ft
Mature spread 1-1.5 ft
Attracts Hummingbirds, bees, butterflies
Notes Native bee friendly.

 

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 Present in state
 Present in county and native
 Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state         
 Not present in state
 Present and rare, native in county
 Previously present, now extinct
 Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)