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Compact Pineleaf Penstemon

Penstemon pinifolius 'Compactum'
SKU: HC016188
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Penstemon pinifolius 'Compactum' (Beardtongue) is hands down one of the very best native wildflowers for water-wise gardens. This tiny shrub has a profusion of bright scarlet flowers in late spring and tidy, tight growing branches of evergreen pine needle-like leaves. Perfect for borders or accenting larger perennials. A High Country Gardens Introduction. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Penstemon pinifolius 'Compactum'
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Birds, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Evergreen, Container Planting, Small Spaces, Rock Gardens
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Water Tolerance
Mature Height
10" tall
Mature Spread
12" wide
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer
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