Beardtoungue – Blackbeard (Penstemon ‘Blackbeard’ PPAF)
Dark purple flower stems hold its lilac-purple flowers with their white flaring tubes high above the low mound of deep eggplant purple leaves. Attractive dark burgundy seed pods follow the flowering performance for extended seasonal interest. ‘Blackbeard’ stays strictly upright all season long with no lodging. It takes the heat and humidity in stride but is also very cold hardy. Will reach around 28″ tall with a 24″ spread. Available in a 1g container.
*Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens.