Hairy beardtongue
Latin name: Penstemon hirsutus
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Flowering Time: Late June through July
Flower Color: Pink and Purple with white interiors
Growth Habit: Herbaceous Perennial
Zones: zones 3 to 9
Environment: loose, well drained soils in dry woods and rocky fields
Plant Height: 18 in. tall
Spread: 12 in. wide
Tolerates: drought; deer, rabbit and black walnut resistant plant
Water: little to moderate
Maintenance: low
Native Range: Maine to Wisconsin, south to Virginia and Kentucky
Other uses: Attracts hummingbirds