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Penstemon grinnellii - Grinnell's Penstemon

Penstemon grinnellii forms dense clumps of foliage 12-18 inches tall and wide the flowers extend to 3 feet. Penstemon grinnellii blooms in the later part of Spring. Grinnell's Penstemon grows on dry slopes often at higher elevations in the Coast Ranges. Penstemon grinnellii is not particular about soil types, but it is critical that drainage is excellent and Summers are fairly dry. Penstemon grinnellii is a great addition to the Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden attracting the Checkerspot Butterflies.

Penstemon grinnellii, Grinnell's Penstemon

Lavender pink flowers of Penstemon grinnellii - Grinnell's Penstemon. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.