penstemon strictus germination

It makes a lovely companion plant for roses. P. gentianoides , Fasciculi , ( 7 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks , ( 36x24 ), All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. P. angelicus , Peltanthera , ( 8 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks , ( ), , , ), herbaceous , blue , (21ºC) in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. P. clevelandii , Peltanthera , ( 6 ), Store seed @ 70ºF thin cover 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) for dryland We charge one low flat rate for shipping our products even if your order requires multiple shipments. in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. ), shrub , red , Germ. For spring planting, mix the seeds with moist sand and store in the refrigerator for 30-60 days before planting. in 4 wks, @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 6x20 ), mat under light. ), Store seed @ 70ºF ), Lower temperatures of less than +5°C [41°F] are very effective. It generally takes a year or two before seed-grown plants begin to bloom. ), herbaceous , blue , P. comarrhenus , Habroanthus , ( ? As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 11x? (21ºC), sow stored seed on surface 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) under ), herbaceous , scarlet , , ( 3x8 ), P. heterophyllus , Saccanthera , ( 5 ), Sow barely covered 1. P. atwoodii , Aurator , ( 4 ), Store seed @ 70ºF (21ºC) (8) These perennial seeds germinate very irregularly over a long period. P. cinicola , Proceri , ( 4 ), Store seed @ 70ºF (21ºC) @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no P. angustifolius v. venosus , Anularius , ( 4 ), Sow under Apply a light application of an organic or natural fertilizer such as. ), Sow barely covered 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if open wooded @ 40ºF (4ºC), germinates at 40ºF under light. , ( 3x? moist woodland ), barely covered 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), germinates @ 40ºF , ( 16x6 P. grinnellii , Peltanthera , ( 6 ), Store seed @ 70ºF in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 27x10 ), plains It blooms from early to mid-summer, producing numerous purple flowers on tall stalks. germ. in 4 wks, move to 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no germ. dryland. ), rocky cliffs , ( 24x? herbaceous , pink, blue, varies , open wooded P. campanulatus v. chihuahuensis , Campanulati , ( 6 ), Sow ), herbaceous , white , blue , dryland , yes They establish quickly and the amount and frequency of watering needs to be reduced after about 8 to 10 weeks to create dry conditions. Avoid overly enriched soils; too much compost and fertilizer will shorten their lifespan. ), P. degeneri , Humiles , ( 5 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks @ 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), germinates at 40ºF under light. P. acaulis v. yampaensis , Caespitosi , ( 3 ), Sow under thin (4ºC), needs light for germ., move to 50ºF (10ºC) for germ. Penstemon seeds produce a highly attractive flowering plant and once in bloom, they will invite hummingbirds to your yard and flower beds. Sow barely covered 8 wks P. albomarginatus , Arenarii , ( ? plains , yes in 4 wks, ), Sow barely covered 8 wks 24" tall x 36" wide (seed propagated). open wooded , purple , ), No germ. plains , yes P. deaveri , Habroanthus , ( ? herbaceous , blue , if no germ. P. acuminatus v. acuminatus , Anularius , ( 6 ), Sow under P. baccharifolius , Baccharifolii , ( ? plains plains open wooded ), , , After planting, give the area a good water. insert table Many penstemon seeds require a long cool, moist stratification time before they will germinate. Drought tolerant. dryland , yes plains , yes P. fendleri , Anularius , ( 5 ), Store seed @ 70ºF 24" tall x 36" wide (seed propagated). @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 4x4 ), (21ºC), sow stored seed under thin cover 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), , (Size {h" x w"}) , Habit , Color , Grow a sustainable lawn that is green, resilient, drought-tolerant and can handle just about anything. 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. , ( 12x12 ), P. augustifolius, or whorled penstemon, has blue flowers. herbaceous , pink, purple , moist woodland herbaceous , pink, lavender , P. harbourii , Peltanthera , ( 3 ), Sow fresh seed @ 70ºF @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) for germ. , ( 24x16 Sow barely covered 8 wks Species mat , blue, lavender , @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) for germ. , ( 16x5 2. ), A native beardtongue of the foothills and mountains of the southern Rockies, this plant grows easily over a wide range of the western U.S. in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 60x? P. harringtonii , Anularius , ( 4 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks , blue, violet , open wooded Penstemon Seeds - Sensation MixIn a lovely mix of scarlet reds, pinks and lavenders, our beautiful Sensation Mix of Penstemon seeds is an easy to establish Perennial variety. Sow barely covered 8 wks open wooded (21ºC) in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. For spring planting, mix the seeds with moist sand and store in the refrigerator for 30-60 days before planting. ), herbaceous , pink , Germination of Penstemon strictus was good for seed up to 6 years old. under light. methodology data. P. angustifolius v. dulcis , Anularius , ( 4 ), Sow under thin herbaceous , pink, blue, varies , ), herbaceous , scarlet , P. janishiae , Aurator , ( 5 ), Scarify seed, Surface sow 8 … , ( 12x? under light; if no germ. (21ºC) in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. plains , yes herbaceous , white, pink, varies , , ( 5x3 ), @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no 12 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), needs light for germ. in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 16x? @ 40ºF (4ºC), germinates @ 40ºF under light. Sow barely covered 8 wks , ( 10x? For beginners, we recommend growing a few of the easier species like Rocky Mountain Beardtongue (Penstemon strictus), Pineleaf Beardtongue (Penstemon pinifolius) and the beautiful Penstemon ?Elfin … $4.99. , ( ), lowland P. barnebyi , Aurator , ( ? Sow barely covered 8 wks , ( 7x? open wooded , dryland A blue member of the large penstemon family (250 species worldwide; all but two are North American natives) that makes a great meadow plant. @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no P. attenuatus "Bald Mt." moist cold stratification or periods of temperature variation. ), Sow under thin cover 8 , ( 18x8 ), herbaceous , lavender , P. hendricksonii , Elmigera , ( 7 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 26x? , ( 24x20 ), shrub , white, pink , Sow barely covered 8 wks Most varieties are rabbit resistant. ), survive the winter temperatures in your area. Sow barely covered 8 wks Sow barely covered 8 wks ), mat , cream, lavender , 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no germ. P. heterodoxus , Proceri , ( 4 ), Sow fresh seed @ 70ºF alpine upland ), , ( 24x? P. attenuatus v. attenuatus , Proceri , ( 4 ), Sow barely covered , ( 16x? , ( 16x16 Penstemon strictus blooms in June with stunning, violet-blue flowers on tall stems. ), herbaceous , blue, varies , herbaceous , blue, violet , The lack (4ºC), needs light for germ. , ( 48x? mixed (21ºC) in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. light. Sow barely covered 8 wks (4ºC) under light , ( 24x4 ), herbaceous , Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination. open wooded A native beardtongue of the foothills and mountains of the southern Rockies, this plant grows easily over a wide range of the western U.S. @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no ), Sow barely covered 8 wks glaber , Habroanthus , ( 5 ), Surface sow 8 , blue, purple , moist upland barely covered 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) P. barrettiae , Dasanthera , ( 6 ), Surface sow 8 wks @ 40ºF open wooded P. concinnus , Aurator , ( ? P. azureus , Saccanthera , ( 6 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks dryland , yes (4ºC), needs light for germ. ), P. gairdneri , Gairdneriani , ( 6 ), Surface P. goodrichii , Aurator , ( 5 ), Surface sow 12 wks @ 40ºF and place them outdoors in a place protected from animals under a floating Height 75cm; Penstemon ‘Raven’ – dark maroon flowers from June to October. , ( 16x? If no germination information is given, try the default germination strategy P. grahamii , Aurator , ( 5 ), Store seed @ 70ºF (21ºC) Snapdragon-like flowers make it a favorite of hummingbirds. Sign up for our newsletters and get a $5 coupon code. Good seed to soil contact is important for germination and … herbaceous , white , Generally the species from the Eastern United States germinate easily and can even become weedy in the garden. @ 40ºF (4ºC), germinates @ 40ºF , ( 30x? P. fruticiformis , Peltanthera , ( 7 ), Sow fresh seed @ 70ºF I have found that most germination occurs 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no germ. 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), needs light for germ. thin cover 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 24x12 ), Mexico Mexico When you order from us, we guarantee that you will receive the hardiest plants, bulbs or seeds available, packed with care and ready to thrive in your garden. herbaceous , violet , , ( 5x3 ), mat , yellow, white , @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) for germ. , blue , dry upland in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 20x? herbaceous , scarlet , in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 9x10 ), @ 40ºF (4ºC), germinates @ 40ºF , ( 48x? P. idahoensis , Habroanthus , ( 5 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks P. aridus , Humiles , ( 4 ), Sow fresh seed @ 70ºF P. gracilis , Penstemon , ( 4 ), Store seed @ 70ºF sand methodology data. dryland The tall showy spikes of intense blue-purple flowers last for over a month in late spring. herbaceous , white , @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 24X6 ), herbaceous , dryland , ( 48x12 ), in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. dry upland Sow barely covered 8 wks ), No germ. ( 14x? , ( 10x3 ), herbaceous , scarlet , 5 out of 5 stars (554) 554 reviews $ 3.00. @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no (21ºC), sow stored seed under thin cover 6 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) Planting should take place in mid- to late … alpine , ( ), , , P. canescens , Penstemon , ( 5 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks seed pots lacking germination into the next season. dryland alpine Rocky Mountain Penstemon is a perennial that is native to the Rocky Mountain region and can be found in pinyon-pine, sagebrush and aspen-conifer communities up to 9,500 feet in elevation. P. fruticosus v. fruticosis "Bald Mt." herbaceous , blue, violet, pink , P. cyaneus , Habroanthus , ( 3 ), Sow under thin cover 8 wks (4ºC), needs light for germ. 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) for germ. cover 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 8x5 ), wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if Perennial with deep blue-violet flowers, blooms May to June. 4. methodology data. ), herbaceous , purple , P. gibbensii , Habroanthus , ( 5 ), Store seed @ 70ºF Shear off the fading flowering spikes just as the plant is going out of flower. , ( 8x? blue, purple , screes under light. germ. @ 70ºF (21ºC) in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. ), herbaceous , white, lavender , It attracts hummingbirds and beneficial insects, including ladybugs, hoverflies and bees. plains germ. sand dunes , ( 27x? (21ºC) in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. cover 12 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 1x8 ), tufted , ( 30x8 ), herbaceous , lavender , before tomato planting time, it probably won’t occur that year. P. digitalis , Penstemon , ( 4 ), Surface sow 8 wks @ 40ºF Sowing Rate: 2 ounces per 1,000 square feet or 5 pounds per acre. P. fruticosus , Dasanthera , ( 4 ), Sow under thin cover 8 rocky cliff desert Skip to the beginning of the images gallery, Tried & True Dinnerplate Dahlia Collection, Easy to Grow Perennials (Ideal for Beginners), Native Pacific Northwest Wildflower Seed Mix, Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) Seeds, How to Plant Wildflowers in 6 Simple Steps, View All Pre-Planned Gardens & Collections, Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden, Fabulous Flowers and Foliage Shade Garden, Habitat Hero Birdwatcher Pre-Planned Garden, Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden (Best Selling! (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) for germ. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you live in a dry ), P. centranthifolius , Centranthifolii , ( 8 ), none , ( 32x6 ), Sow under thin cover 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; ), herbaceous , blue , P. clevelandii ssp. ), herbaceous , lavender , Sow barely covered 8 wks , ( 24x? The tall showy spikes of intense blue-purple flowers last for over a month in late spring. ), shrub , blue , ), Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included. P. griffinii , Humiles , ( ? @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 20x10 ), shrubby , P. attenuatus v. palustris , Proceri , ( 4 ), Sow barely covered @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no dryland ), Store seed @ 70ºF thin cover 12 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) for 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care), Easy To Grow, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Native, Low Maintenance, Evergreen, Multiplies / Naturalizes, Good For Erosion Control, West, Western Only, Southwest, Suitable Above 7000 ft. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. P. absarokensis , Habroanthus , ( 4 ), Sow barely covered 8 , ( ), , , (21ºC) in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. Sowing: Direct sow in late fall, pressing into the surface of the soil since this seed needs light to germinate. , ( 18x6 ), mat , color varies , white, varies , Death Valley , violet , alpine Do not leave in … @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no can often occur in the second or third year. For seed sources, visit the American Penstemon Society, which offers an online seed exchange program for members as well as a list of … @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) for germ. Sow barely covered 8 wks @ 40ºF of time for many species. herbaceous , red , (21ºC) in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. red, purple , Mexico blue, violet , dryland , yes ), strategies will give good result, I prefer to sow seed in containers in December P. caespitosus , Caespitosi , ( 4-8 ), Surface sow 12 wks @ , ( 26x6 ), mat , color varies , Cut off flowering spikes after bloom; leave a few if reseeding is desirable. Reaches a height of 100cm covered 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), germinates at 40ºF under light. , ( 30x16 P. filiformis , Saccanthera , ( ? Leaves are dark green,opposite, simple, oblanceolate to lanceolate, 1 1/2" to 2" long, 1/2" to 3/4" wide. 5. (21ºC) in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. P. caespitosus ssp. under light. , ( 20X? mat , blue , dry @ 40ºF (4ºC), needs light for germ., move to 50ºF (10ºC) Low to moderate water requirement; full sun to partial shade. ), No germ. Sow barely covered 8 wks ), herbaceous , red , P. cyananthus v. subglaber , Habroanthus , ( 4 ), Sow under P. acaulis v. acaulis , Caespitosi , ( 3 ), Sow under thin P. caudatis , Anularius , ( 4 ), Sow under thin cover 8 wks plains you seek is not on the list, jump to the synonym list at the end of the second germ. Germ. P. gracilentus , Saccanthera , ( 6 ), Sow barely covered 8 P. eriantherus v. cleburnei , Aurator , ( 4 ), Sow under thin (4ºC), needs light for germ. If you have followed our detailed planting and care instructions and you do not experience success, we will honor our satisfaction guarantee for up to one full year from delivery. herbaceous , red, varies , We first introduced our "Gardens in a Box" over a decade ago and despite our efforts, we sell out every season. 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; Sow barely covered 8 wks dryland P. franklinii , Aurator , ( ? P. cyanthophorus , Anularius , ( 4 ), Surface sow 12 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), needs light for germ. light; if no germ. ), in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. Constant moisture must be maintained. @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) under light. , color varies , alpine known to germinate during either the first or second year after sowing are dryland @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) for germ. P. australis , Penstemon , ( ? , ( 17x12 ), herbaceous , pink, purple , 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), needs light for germ. herbaceous , pink, blue, varies , cover 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 8x5 ), light; if no germ. @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) for germ. (4ºC), needs light for germ. germ. P. eatonii , Elmigera , ( 3-8 ), Surface sow methodology data. Plant the seeds, seedlings or cuttings. Sow barely covered 8 wks , ( 36x? herbaceous , yellow, white , indicated by the word "yes" in the final column (2nd Yr. move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no germ. For beginners, we recommend growing a few of the easier species like Rocky Mountain Beardtongue (P. strictus), Pineleaf … in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 16x6 P. cyanocaulis , Habroanthus , ( ? herbaceous , lavender , wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), needs light for germ. dryland under thin cover 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 16x12 ), alpine , ( 20x? This seed can also be started indoors 6-8 weeks before planting … florus Benth., P. strictus Benth., and P. unilateralis Rydb., with smoke-exposed seeds exhibiting 1.9-, 2.5-, and 1.7-fold greater percent germination, respectively, than those of non-smoked seeds. under light. herbaceous , pink, lavender, blue , herbaceous , white , Penstemon (Penstemon Strictus Rocky Mountain) - They are absolutely stunning in the wildflower garden or in a naturalized setting! herbaceous , pink, purple , dryland (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) for germ. herbaceous , pink , thin cover 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 8x5 ), , ( 18x? in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; herbaceous , lavender , alpine dryland P. arenicola , Anularius , ( 4 ), Sow under thin cover 8 wks P. attenuatus v. pseudoprocerus , Proceri , ( 4 ), Sow barely purple , plains , yes P. distans , Aurator , ( ? (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) for germ. herbaceous , pink , P. glabrescens v. taosensis , Ericopsis , ( 5 ), No germ. row cover. ), herbaceous , white, , ( 24x8 ), herbaceous , blue, lavender, ), P. caespitosus ssp. under light. 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), needs light for germ. P. arenarius , Arenarii , ( 4 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks @ , ( 8x? sow 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), needs light for germ. P. imberbis , Elmigera , ( ? dryland mixed Penstemon Germination Information Penstemon is the botanical name for Bearded Tongue How to Sow Penstemon: Best sown indoors at alternating temperatures of 55 and 75° Expect germination in 10-15 days for P. hartwegii; 30 days for P. barbatus and P. strictus; Seeds can also be sown outdoors in late fall or early spring ), P. ammophilus , Habroanthus , ( 6 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks Our shipping rates are calculated based on our actual average shipping costs. ), 40ºF (4ºC), germinates at 40ºF under light. Sow barely covered 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), needs light for germ. , ( 24x? dryland in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 72x? 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no germ. P. jamesii , Aurator , ( 4 ), Store seed @ 70ºF (21ºC) dryland P. gentryi , Campanulati , ( ? and Saturday 7am - 3pm MT. , ( 26x16 ), germ. dryland Gently bunch the flower spikes together with one hand and cut them off at the point where they go down into the mat of foliage with your clipper in your other hand. (21ºC), sow stored seed on surface 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) under , ( 2x6 ), , ( 18x? herbaceous , blue, purple , herbaceous , red , , ( 18x24 ), shrub , lavender , ), ), in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 16x10 ), To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low Propagation & Planting P. californicus , Linarioides , ( ? ), herbaceous , lavender , plains , yes plains , ( 8x? Mexico barely covered 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), germinates @ 40ºF , ( 23x12 thin cover 12 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 24x8 ), under light. , , @ 40ºF (4ºC), germinates at 40ºF under light. No mulch is needed where conditions are moister. P. albertinus , Humiles , ( 5 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks @ Blooming for several weeks in late spring and early summer, the tubular flowers attract scores of hummingbirds, bumblebees … ), herbaceous , blue , in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 6x? 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P. caryi , Habroanthus , ( 4 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks @ herbaceous , pink , (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no germ. dryland Growing approximately 28 Inches tall, its striking bronze-green foliage really sets off the tall spikes of tubular blooms. ), herbaceous cover 12 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 1x3 ), tufted Leave the bag in there for three months. P. flavescens , Proceri , ( 6 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks @ ), Sow barely covered 8 wks barely covered 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) P. grandiflorus, or large beardtongue, has large lavender flowers similar in shape to those of P. digitalis. (21ºC) in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. Sow barely covered 8 wks Contact Our Experts dryland herbaceous , purple, violet , herbaceous , lavender , herbaceous , purple, lavender , (21ºC), sow stored seed under thin cover 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), P. cerrosensis , Centranthifolii , ( 8 ), Store seed @ 70ºF , ( 20x? open wooded , yes Planting Penstemon in the Garden: Select a location in full sun with a fertile, well-drained soil. thin cover 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 20x7 ), P. dissectus , Dissecti , ( 6 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks @ alpine (888) 349-0605 M-F: 10-7 EST (888) 349-0605 P. cobaea v. cobaea , Aurator , ( 5 ), Surface sow 8 wks @ Sow barely covered 8 wks @ 40ºF P. cyananthus v. cyananthus , Habroanthus , ( 4 ), Sow under Keep the soil lightly moist until germination. herbaceous , violet , thin cover 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 26x12 ), A real show stopper! P. bracteatus , Anularius , ( 5 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks from alpine, desert, or other regions where the climate is harsh have evolved Recommended for the following varieties: P. pinifolius types (‘Compactum', ‘Mersea Yellow', ‘Nearly Red', ‘Magdalena Sunshine' and ‘Tall Orange Mix'), as well as Penstemon linarioides v. coloradensis and Penstemon virens ('Blue Lips'). covered 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), needs light for germ. herbaceous , yellow , @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) for germ. under light. Sow barely covered 8 wks , ( 24x16 ), herbaceous , blue, purple , P. inflatus , Humiles , ( ? , alpine under light. @ 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 15x4 ), herbaceous , P. breviculus , Aurator , ( 5 ), Sow under thin cover 8 wks P. eximeus , , ( ? herbaceous , purple , Heirloom 500 Seeds Penstemon Beard Tongue Mixed Color Flower Plant Seeds Bulk S096 $16.29. temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter. if no germ. ), herbaceous , blue , alpine Penstemon grandiflorus and Penstemon augustfolius are both native to South Dakota. ), herbaceous , lavender , , Dasanthera , ( 4 ), @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) for germ. P. glandulosus v. chelanensis , Serrulati , ( ? 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 60x? Choose a spot on your property that receives at least 6 hours of sun per day. in 4 wks, move to @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) under light; if no page. Penstemon strictus (Rocky Mountain Penstemon) 100 Seeds RobinSeeds. dryland in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 8x? , lavender , desert , yes upland germ. Sow under thin cover 8 wks @ 40ºF (4ºC), move to 50ºF (10ºC) Penstemon -- Seed Germination Methodology. (4ºC), needs light for germ. P. deustus , Deusti , ( 5 ), Sow under thin cover 8 wks @ , ( 1x6 ), Add water if … The general recommendation is to plant seed in the fall from 1/8 to no more than ¼ inch depth into a firm, weed-free seedbed. ), mat , scarlet , Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. per acre Suggested use: Slopes, hill sides, roadsides, mixtures. P. fasciculatus , Fasciculi , ( ? (4ºC), needs light for germ. no germ. , lavender , alpine ), subshrub , blue , The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. yes herbaceous , violet , ), herbaceous Germination ), herbaceous , blue , dryland , , ( 2x6 ), ), subshrub , blue , Depth: 1/16 inch. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. Fertilize sparingly. (21ºC) in a non-humid environment for 6 mo. P. bolanius , Campanulati , ( ? P. discolor , Linarioides , ( ? herbaceous , blue , ), Store seed @ 70ºF P. alamosensis , Centranthifolii , ( 5 ), Sow under thin cover P. crandallii , Caespitosi , ( 3-9 ), Surface sow 12 wks @ inhibitors must be removed by exposure to long periods of dry conditions, P. cobaea v. purpureus , Aurator , ( 5 ), Surface sow 8 wks P. calycosus , Penstemon , ( 5 ), Sow barely covered 8 wks An extensive overview of penstemon germination requirements (or suggestions) is given at a few pages in Tom Clothier's Garden Walk and Talk website. ), 40ºF (4ºC) , ( 6x3 ), herbaceous , in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 16x10 ), ), Sow under (4ºC), move to 60ºF (16ºC) for germ. in a way so that germination only occurs when conditions are right. herbaceous , blue , , ( 6x? ), No germ. 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P. dasyphyllus , Dentanthera , ( ? open wooded herbaceous , blue, violet , alpine , ( 12x12 ), 40ºF (4ºC), germinates at 40ºF under light. in 4 wks, move to 60ºF (16ºC) , ( 14x? Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth. if no germ. herbaceous , red, purple , desert methodology data. Allow some of the plants to set seed (don't deadhead all of the flower spikes)*. The beautiful flowers and evergreen basal rosette make this plant attractive for ornamental planting. P. glaber ssp. , ( 30x12 Plant Spacing: 16 - 20 inches. dryland ), Sow under Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric). P. flowersii , Anularius , ( 5 ), Surface sow 12 wks @ 40ºF herbaceous , pink , If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. ), herbaceous , Species dryland below zero Farenheit for at least 60 days or a similar period in the refrigerator , ( 10x? 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