Foxglove Beardtongue (Penstemon digitalis)
Bloom Colour: White with purple lines in the flower's throat to guide bees.
Blooms: June -July
Spread: 3-6 feet
Light: Sun, Part shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist, or wet; Drought tolerant, will tolerate dry shade
Water Use: Low
Hardiness Zone 3-9 (click here to find your plant hardiness zone)
Juglone (Walnut) Tolerant
Foxglove Beardtongue attracts: hummingbirds, and is an important food source for native bees and bumble bees
Found in moist meadows and edges of woodlands, it prefers a slightly acidic soil but will tolerate some lime. It also tolerates dry shade so is perfect for planting near thirsty trees. Its unique white flowers have purple markings to guide pollinators toward the nectar.