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Photo unavailable PENSTEMON 'Midnight'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought and coast tolerant. Deer and gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: purple. Size: 2-4' x 1.5'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z8 or <. (syn. P. gloxinioides 'Midnight')

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON 'Red Riding Hood'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought and coast tolerant. Deer and gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Native to the Rocky Mountains and southwest US. Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: red. Height: 18". Spread: 24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON barbatus Rock Candy 'Blue' (= 'Novapenblu')
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Tolerates drought, heat, deer & fire. The Rock Candy Series is compact & has bold colors that are… "sweet as candy, tough as nails!" Great in borders, rock gardens, along walkways, in pots & as a cut flower. Has bell-shaped bluish-purple blooms with white striped throats on compact flower spikes in spring-fall. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Ht: 12 in. Width: 12 in. Expos: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z5. PP #27,786

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON barbatus var. praecox Pristine 'Lila Purple'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. A real hummingbird magnet! An upright, clumping variety with large sturdy stems that are stacked with tubular dark purple flowers. Great in borders, rock gardens, along walkways or in containers. Also makes a nice cut flower. Bloom time: spring-fall. Height: 15-20". Spread: 16-18". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: dry. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON digitalis 'Blackbeard'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers, fire and heat. Has the darkest foliage of any such hybrid! Border plant with burgundy red foliage maturing to dark black-purple. Clusters of tubular mauvy lavender flowers with a white throat attract butterflies & hummingbirds. Long lasting cut flower. Bloom time: summer. Size: 30-36" x 24"'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z3. PPAF

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON digitalis 'Husker's Red'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers, fire and heat. Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Long lasting cut flower. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white. Size: 2.5' x 1.5-2'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z3. PLANT OF THE YEAR-1995!

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON heterophyllus 'GMR White'
Foothill Penstemon, Blue Bedder Penstemon

Perennial: Evergreen. Related to CA native P. heterophyllus. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers, and fire. Border, container, and rock garden plant with tubular flowers that attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: creamy buds open to white bells. Height: 18-30 inches. Width: 18-24 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z6-10.

PENSTEMON heterophyllus 'Magarita BOP', Foothill Penstemon, Blue Bedder Penstemon PENSTEMON heterophyllus 'Magarita BOP'
Foothill Penstemon, Blue Bedder Penstemon

Perennial: California native. Tolerant of drought, coast, deer, gophers and fire. Border and rock garden plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: sky blue-reddish purple. Height: 2'. Width: 3'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate-dry. USDA Z6.

PENSTEMON hybrida 'Cherry Sparks', Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue PENSTEMON hybrida 'Cherry Sparks'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer & gopher resistant. Fire retardant. This sterile variety is more heat tolerant & hardy than others w/dbl the bloom time! Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. A stand out in the garden or showy as a container combo. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: bright cherry red w/white throat. Height: 20". Spread: 20". Exp.: sun. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

PENSTEMON Riding Hood 'Delfts Blue', Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue PENSTEMON Riding Hood 'Delfts Blue'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer & gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Native to the Rocky Mountains & SW US. Flowers are pure blue trumpets, attractive in the border, containers & useful for cutting. Long blooming. An excellent low-maintenance perennial, especially for hot, dry sites. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blms: spring-fall. Blm color: dp blue. H.t: 24-30". Spd.: 18-24". Exp.: sun. Water: mod. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON Riding Hood 'Purple'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought and coast tolerant. Deer and gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Native to the Rocky Mountains and southwest US. Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: purple. Height: 18". Spread: 24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z3.

PENSTEMON Rose Quartz ('Novapenros'), Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue PENSTEMON Rose Quartz ('Novapenros')
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought & coast tolerant. Deer & gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. A stand out in the garden or showy as a container combo. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: bright bubblegum-pink w/white throat. Height: 20-24". Spread: 18-20". Exposure.: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z6. PP27,919.

PENSTEMON x mexicali 'Pikes Peak Purple', Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue PENSTEMON x mexicali 'Pikes Peak Purple'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer and gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: violet purple. Height: 15 inches. Width: 12 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. All Sunset zones. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PENSTEMON x mexicali 'Red Rocks'
Border or Garden Penstemon, Beard Tongue

Perennial: Drought and coast tolerant. Deer and gopher resistant. Fire retardant. Border plant with tubular flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: bright rose. Height: 15 inches. Width: 12 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. All Sunset zones. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable PEROVSKIA 'Little Spire'

Perennial Subshrub: Deciduous. Drought, deer and coast tolerant. Nice border plant with spike-like clusters of flowers and gray-green foliage. Combines nicely with lavenders. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z6. PP # 11643

Photo unavailable PEROVSKIA 'Little Spire'

Perennial Subshrub: Deciduous. Drought, deer and coast tolerant. Nice border plant with spike-like clusters of flowers and gray-green foliage. Combines nicely with lavenders. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z6. PP # 11643

Photo unavailable PEROVSKIA 'Little Spire'

Perennial Subshrub: Deciduous. Drought, deer and coast tolerant. Nice border plant with spike-like clusters of flowers and gray-green foliage. Combines nicely with lavenders. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z6. PP # 11643

Photo unavailable PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia
Russian Sage

Perennial Subshrub: Deciduous. Drought, deer and coast tolerant. Nice border plant with spike-like clusters of flowers and gray-green foliage. Combines nicely with lavenders. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Lacey Blue', Dwarf Russian Sage PEROVSKIA atriplicifolia 'Lacey Blue'
Dwarf Russian Sage

Perennial Subshrub: Deciduous. Drought, deer and coast tolerant. This improved compact & sturdy British introduction forms a bushy mound of fragrant grey-green leaves w/ spike-like clusters of flowers. Great for smaller gardens, borders & mixed containers. Combines nicely with lavenders. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: lavender blue. Height: 18". Width: 24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4. (PP#20,845)

PETCHOA Supercal 'Salmon Glow', Supercal Series Petchoa PETCHOA Supercal 'Salmon Glow'
Supercal Series Petchoa

Perennial: Combines the best characteristics of Petunia and Calibrachoa; strong vigor, exceptional flower power & lush foliage. Displays a stunning mass of vibrant flowers. Disease resistant with no sticky foliage. Ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes, container and mass planting. Blms: spring-fall. Bloom color: soft pink w/yellow throat. Size: 10-14" x 12-18". Exp: sun. Water: mod. Needs good drainage. USDA Z10.

PETCHOA Supercal 'Terracotta', Supercal Series Petchoa PETCHOA Supercal 'Terracotta'
Supercal Series Petchoa

Perennial: Combines the best characteristics of Petunia & Calibrachoa; strong vigor, exceptional flower power & lush foliage. Displays a stunning mass of vibrant flowers. Disease resistant w/no sticky foliage. Ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes, container & mass planting. Blms: spring-fall. Bloom color: shades of pale ylw, apricot & rose-pk. Size: 12-16" x 14-20". Exp: sun. Water: mod. Needs good drainage. USDA Z10.

PETCHOA Supercal Premium 'Cinnamon', Supercal Series Petchoa PETCHOA Supercal Premium 'Cinnamon'
Supercal Series Petchoa

Perennial: Combines the best characteristics of Petunia & Calibrachoa; strong vigor, exceptional flower power & lush foliage. Displays a stunning mass of vibrant flowers. Disease resistant w/no sticky foliage. Ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes, container & mass planting. Blms: spring-fall. Blm. color: shades of rusty red-orng w/ylw throat. Size: 14-20" x 14-22". Exp: sun. Water: mod. Needs good drainage. Z10. PPAF

Photo unavailable PETUNIA 'Moonlight Eclipse'
Petunia

Heat tolerant. Deer resistant. A newer variety w/ a mounding growth habit & an outrageously striking color combination. Gives off a unique 'glow in the dark' effect w/ its pale petal edging! It is perfect for hanging baskets, containers or as a ground cover. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Blooms: deep blue to purple flowers w/lime to chartreuse edges. Height: 10-14". Spread: 10-14". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod./wet. USDA Z9. Perennial in mild climates.

Photo unavailable PETUNIA 'Peppy Red'
Peppy Series Petunia

Annual or Short-Lived Perennial: The Peppy series have bicolored, striped blooms and flower in profusion. Great for hanging baskets, mixed containers, beds, borders, and containers. Explodes with trumpet-shaped flowers throughout the summer. Bicolor blooms striped in red and white that cover the upright, mounding plants. Height: 10-15 inches. Width: 12-18 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9-11.

Photo unavailable PETUNIA 'Splash Dance Bolero Blue'
Splash Dance Petunia

Perennial: Unique speckled pattern that will last through the summer heat. Large, deep purple blooms with white spots are stellar against the dark green foliage. Mounding habit. Attracts bees and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate. Good for pots, hanging baskets, and containers. Bloom time: early spring to fall. Height: 10-12”. Width: 10-12”. USDA Z9.

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