Penstemon, Husker Red Details

Penstemon, Husker Red

  • Also Known As: Husher Red Beardtongue
  • Botanical Name: Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use:
  • Ornamental Value: White
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value: Bees (special value to bumblebees), Birds (including Hummingbirds), Butterflies (nectar source)
  • Season: Spring, Summer
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 2'
  • Plant Height: 2.5'


Burgundy foliage with tall flower spikes. Easy to grow.

Perennial Care Guide

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