Photo Courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Penstemon digitalis Husker Red (Beardtongue)

This herbaceous perennial features racemes of white or pink-hued, tubular flowers on tall stems bearing burgundy foliage of long elliptic basal and lance-shaped stem leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar