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A picture of a Pine-Leaved Penstemon

Pine-Leaved Penstemon

Penstemon pinifolius

Also known as

Pineneedle Beardtongue

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Pine-Leaved Penstemon Overview

This is an evergreen subshrub, The flowers are 2-lipped and bright orange-red, they are produced for much of the summer. The leaves are needle-like.

Common problems with Pine-Leaved Penstemon

How to propagate Pine-Leaved Penstemon

Seed

You can propagate by seed in autumn or spring.

Cuttings

Softwood or semi-ripe cuttings of non-flowering shoots in mid-summer. Propagate cultivars by cuttings.

Other uses of Pine-Leaved Penstemon

Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.