Beardtongue (Penstemon multiflorus)
Beardtongue (Penstemon multiflorus)

Common Name: Beardtongue 

Latin Name: Penstemon multiflorus

Family: Plantaginaceae 

Habit:  A native, perennial, wildflower that grows to about three feet in height once it begins to flower.

Leaves:  Penstemon has very few upper leaves with the majority of the leaves growing in a rosette at the base of the plant. 

Flowers:  White flowers appear in the late spring and summer.

Habitat:  Sandhills and pine flatwoods.

Landscape:  It grows in part shade with average to dry soils.

Range: It is native to Alabama, Florida and Georgia.

Wildlife use:  The white flowers are used by many pollinators especially bumblebees.

You can buy beardtongue seeds here at my Ebay store.

Beardtongue (Penstemon multiflorus)
Beardtongue (Penstemon multiflorus)

Sharon's Florida specializes in Florida ecotype seeds.

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