Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Pale Beardtongue, Pale Penstemon

Pale Beardtongue, Pale Penstemon

Penstemon pallidus

Part shade, moderately dry to dry moisture level, sandy or rocky soil.  8-24 inches height, blooms late spring to early summer, cream colored flowers, re-seeds.

Germination Code:  C(30), D, G

Native Region:  Only occurs in Fayette, Hardin, Montgomery, Hickman, and Union counties

Blooms a little earlier than the other penstemons.  More dainty than Foxglove Penstemon.  Easy to grow.  Attracts bees and hummingbirds.


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