Many spikes of large, soft lavender-pink summer flowers. Blooms are butterfly and hummingbird magnets, and superb cut flowers. Foliage is green in spring, morphs into bronze and red shades during summer and fall. Best leaf color seen when plants are grown in full sun.
Mystica penstemon is an easy-to-grow, drought-tolerant, first-year blooming 3 ft. tall perennial. Winter hardy to zone 4. Grow Mystica penstemon with Milkmaid butterfly weed, Sterntaler coreopsis, Amber Wheels gaillardia, and Indian Spring Mix hollyhock.
Growing Mystica Penstemon Seeds
Plant Penstemon Seeds: Sow penstemon seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil, and barely cover. Kept at 60-70° F., germination in 14 to 30 days.
Grow Penstemon: Penstemons prefer full sun, part sun in hottest climates. Plants need little to moderate water once established. Avoid overly fertile soil. Flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Plants are deer resistant.
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