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Parry's Penstemon
Scientific Name: Penstemon parryi A. Gray ex S. Watson
Synonym: Penstemon fremonti var. parryi
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Parry's Penstemon (Penstemon  parryi) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 10-13
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 18F (-7C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Arizona, northern Mexico, 1500 to 4000 feet elevation (450 to 1200 m)

Growth Habits: Perennial to 3 feet tall (90 cm), 2 feet wide (60 cm)

Watering Needs: Some water in summer, keep dry in winter.

Propagation: Seeds sown in winter, germination irregular

Parry's Penstemon (Penstemon  parryi)

Parry's Penstemon (Penstemon  parryi)

Blooming Habits:
The Parry's penstemon blooms in March-April with pink flowers on 3 feet tall spikes. The hot pink flowers are attractive to hummingbirds.

Fruiting Habits:

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