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Blackbeard Beard-Tongue

Blackbeard Beard-Tongue

Penstemon digitalis 'Blackbeard'

Attracts Hummingbirds

Collection: Perennials
Tags: beard-tongue, penstemon


Dark purple flower stems hold its lilac purple flowers with their white flaring tubes high above the low mound of deep eggplant purple leaves. Dark burgundy seed pods follow the flowers for extended interest.

Botanical NamePenstemon digitalis 'Blackbeard'
ExposureFull Sun
HardinessZone 3
Flower ColourPink
Bloom MonthsJune, July, August
Patent InfoPPAF
FeaturesAttracts Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly, Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerant, Native to North America

Planting Instructions

  • Remove from the growing container.
  • Dig a hole 2 times container size and same depth of container.
  • Refill with dry soil.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.