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Firecracker Penstemon   arrow

Helictotrichon sempervirens

Scientific NamePenstemon eatonii
Common NameFirecracker Penstemon
FamilyPlantaginaceae
HabitBasal clump
Growth FormHerbaceous perennial
Mature Size12-36” tall, 12-18” wide
FlowersOrange-red tubular flowers bloom early spring to early summer
HardinessZones 4-9
Sun RequirementsFull Sun
Water RequirementsModerate to xeric
Soil RequirementsLow Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Other InfoAttracts Butterflies
Pollinator Friendly
Extended Bloom Time
Deer Resistant
Xeric
Fire Resistant