Penstemon, Hill Country Details

Penstemon, Hill Country

  • Also Known As: Scarlet Penstemon, Hill Country Beardtongue
  • Botanical Name: Penstemon triflorus
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use:
  • Ornamental Value: Red
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Birds (including Hummingbirds), Butterflies (nectar source and larval food source)
  • Season: Spring, Summer
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 1.5'
  • Plant Height: 2'


24-inch brilliant rose to magenta bloom spikes. One of the showiest performers.

Perennial Care Guide

Penstemon, Hill Country Photos