Blackbeard Beard Tongue

Sale price$ 19.99


Height:  30 inches

Spacing:  18 inches

Sunlight: full sun/ part shade

Hardiness Zone:  3a

Other Names:  Beardtongue


An impressive penstemon producing flowers in shades of lilac purple rising above deep eggplant purple foliage on equally dark stems; makes a beautiful visual impact when massed in the garden, along walkways, or in borders

Ornamental Features

Blackbeard Beard Tongue has masses of beautiful spikes of lilac purple tubular flowers with white throats rising above the foliage from early to mid summer, which are most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its attractive glossy narrow leaves remain deep purple in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The deep purple stems can be quite attractive.

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