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Full to part sun, moderately wet to dry moisture level, prefers sandy soil but adaptable to most soils including clay. 16-24 inches height, blooms late spring to early summer, purple/pink flowers.
Germination Code: C(60), D
Native Region: Limited to northern half of the Interior Low Plateaus (Highland Rim and Interior Basin provinces) and to Meigs County in Ridge and Valley Province
Elegant lavender and white blooms on a plant with high drought resistance. Easy to grow. Can distinguish from other penstemons by the downy stem. Well-drained soil is essential. Excessive soil richness may result in plant die-off.