Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Dry
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Bees
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Winter
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
Yellow
Attributes
Evergreen
Rock Garden
Drought Tolerant
Water Requirements
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant

Penstemon pinifolius 'Mersea Yellow'

Pine-leaf Penstemon

This Pestemon is one of the few Yellow blooming Penstemons. Bright yellow tubular blooms on fine textured evergreen foliage that turns to mahogany hues during the winter.

Height:

12-18 Inches

Spacing:

12-15"

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Time:

early-mid summer

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Penstemon (pen'-steh-mon)

Family: Scrophulariaceae · Common Name: Beardtongue

This large group has both low-growing and upright-growing plants. The tubular flowers are mainly red, pink or lavender, but some have yellow flowers. The flowers line the spikes, some nodding gently, others facing straight out. All need well-drained soil.

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