Red Butte Photo of the Day 21.September.2009

Hartweg's Beardtongue (Penstemon hartwegii 'Giganteus')
Penstemon

In most parts of the country, this penstemon is usually grown as an annual, but is hardy in zones 8-10.  If it is grown with dry cover and dry soil, in a protected location, it can survive much colder winters.
 
The species is native from the colder parts of the Mexico mountains.
 

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