Penstemon heterophyllus 'Margarita'

  • Penstemon heterophyllus Margarita foothills penstemon
foothills penstemon

This native hybrid penstemon grows 1 to 2 feet tall, 2 feet wide. One inch blue flowers tinged with pink appear mid spring through summer. Grow in full sun or light shade. Quite drought tolerant and deer resistant. Good on rocky, poor hillsides but can be invasive in well watered gardens. Tolerates clay and sandy soils. Bay Area native.