Penstemon Digitalis ‘Husker Red’
Vigorous clump forming, semi-evergreen plants, new leaves are maroon-red becoming red flushed with green as they mature. The lance-shaped leaves are 4-6 in. long. Panicles of tubular pink tinted white flowers appear in early summer. The flower scapes are very attractive to hummingbirds. This selection was chosen as the l996 Perennial of the Year. Plant in full sun and well drained soil. Tolerates high heat and humidity. Height 24-30 inches tall and a spread of 12 to 18 inches. Perennial zones 2-8. Plants are shipped in 3.5 inch containers.