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Penstemon parryi - Parry's Penstemon, Desert Penstemon

Penstemon parryi is native to Southern Arizona and into Northern Mexico. Parry's Penstemon is quite drought tolerant, and does well in a hot sunny garden. The foliage is gray-green and grows near the base of the plants. The flower stalks bloom in early Spring and can repeat in Fall. They can reach up 3 feet or more in height. The flowers vary from red to pink. The deep throated flowers of the Desert Penstemon are a hummingbird favorite. Penstemon parryi is Winter Hardy into the low teens.

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Penstemon parryi, Parry's Penstemon, Desert Penstemon