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Desert Beard Tongue, Canyon Penstemon
Scientific Name: Penstemon pseudospectabilis Benth.
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Desert Beard Tongue, Canyon Penstemon (Penstemon pseudospectabilis)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 10-21
USDA: 8-10

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: USA (Arizona, New Mexico), northern Mexico

Growth Habits: Perennial, up to 4 feet tall (1 m), 2 feet wide (60 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water, good drainage

Desert Beard Tongue, Canyon Penstemon (Penstemon pseudospectabilis)

Cultural Practices:
It is important to keep them rather dry after they finish blooming or they die easily.

Blooming Habits:
Pink flowers, mostly in spring.

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