Penstemon schmidel (Bearded Tongue)
Penstemon sch. 'Red Riding Hood'
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Penstemon schmidel 'Red Riding Hood'

Bearded Tongue

Plant Type: Perennials

Patent: ppaf

Bright scarlet flowers. Zones 4-9

  • Bright scarlet flowers
  • Blooms all summer
  • A favorite of hummingbirds

Height:

18-18 Inches

Zone:

4-9

Penstemon

Common Name: Bearded Tongue

Long-blooming summer perennials with tubular flowers. Hummingbirds love these flowers. Plants require well-drained soil. They do not tolerate having wet feet over winter.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Dry
Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Hummingbirds

Attributes

Good Cut Flower / Foliage

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Summer
Long Blooming