Penstemon cyananthus

Penstemon cyananthus

Wasatch penstemon

Low to moderate water requirement; full sun to partial shade. Perennial with deep blue to nearly purple flowers blooms May to August from foothills to subalpine, on open slopes, under aspens and in meadows. Often found in dense communities along steep mountainous road cuts.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
18 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Not Adapted
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 4 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
35.20 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
290,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Blue
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer