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Superb Penstemon, Superb Beardtongue
Scientific Name: Penstemon superbus Benth.
Synonym: Penstemon puniceus A. Gray non Lilja
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-12
USDA: 3-8

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix, needs regular summer water

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: USA (New Mexico, Arizona), Mexico (Sonora, Chihuahua), 3000 to 6000 feet elevation (900-1800 m)

Growth Habits: Perennial, 1 to 4 feet tall (30-120 cm); bluish leaves

Watering Needs: Little water, drought resistant, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds (don't cover the seeds)

Cultural Practices:
Cut the flower stems at the base of the rosettes when the flower stalk dries out.

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