Previous scientific name(s): Penstemon strictus ssp.
Low to moderate water requirement; full sun to partial shade. Perennial with deep blue-violet flowers, blooms May to June. Occurs in rocky to sandy loam soils. Widely adaptable and frequently used in reclamation mixtures or in wildflower plantings.Contact Our Experts
12 - 36 in.
PerennialNative or Introduced:
Low - Moderate
Not AdaptedSeeding Rate:
1 - 3 PLS lbs/Acre
32.70 lbs.Seeds per Pound:
Blue - Violet
Beautiful flowers and semi-evergreen rosettes are attractive for ornamental use. Additionally, Bandera’s fibrous root system and ability to persist on rocky or sandy loam sites has made it a popular choice to include in reclamation seed mixes. (Released 1973, source of ecotype: Mountainair, NM)
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