Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Hairy Beardtongue

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Penstemon hirsutus

Flower Description:

Long thin lavender trumpet shaped blooms, five petals with hairy lower lip.

FamilyFigwort
Season BloomMay-Jun
HabitatFull to partial shade, average to dry moisture, open sandy fields, prairies rocky ground
CyclePerennials
Height1'-2'
Leaf DescriptionHairy stems with narrow spatula shaped leaves
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Partial Shade, Sun
LocationWoodland