Husker Red Penstemon
Husker Red Penstemon is a very hardy selection of Penstemon. Penstemon is also known as Beardstongue. The foliage is a deep burgundy color which bears spikes with flowers that are a whitish pink in early summer and will grow from 30"' to 36" tall and 12" to 14" wide.
Plant in full sun to part shade in well drained soil. Plant Husker Red Penstemon in a Cottage Garden or Rock Garden. It will attract butterflies and hummingbirds. It makes an excellent cut flower and will grow well in containers. Husker Red Penstemon will become drought tolerant once established and is deer resistant. It is also a Firewise Plant.