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Plant A Patch: Foxglove Penstemon -- (Penstemon digitalis)


If you are looking for the perfect plant for your evening garden, this native perennial fits the bill. Easy to grow, native penstemon prefers well-drained soil in the full sun or in partial shade. It’s restrained clump-like growth pattern does well in borders or works for naturalizing. White, trumpet shaped flowers on 30 inch stalks absolutely glow in the June garden. A rich pollinator, hummingbirds, bees and sphinx moths love it. The seed pods are an attractive feature in fall and often hold throughout the winter.