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Firecracker Penstemon
FIRECRACKER PENSTEMON
Penstemon eatonii

Figwort Family (Scrophulariaceae). Firecracker penstemon is an erect, perennial, cool- season, short-lived forb, 40-100 cm (16-39 in) tall with scarlet (bright red) colored flowers. Leaves are cauline, 30-90mm (1.2-3.5 in), widely lanceolate to ovate, and entire. The flower calyx is 3.5-6 mm (0.1- 0.2 in), lobes ovate. The corolla is 24-33 mm (0.9- 1.3 in), cylindric, obscurely 2 lipped, lobes sub equal, barely spreading, glabrous (Hickman, 1993).

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GARDENING BASICS
Type: Perrenials
Hardiness: 22˚F
Water: Low
Sun Exposure: Full, Partial
GROWTH
Growth Rate: Moderate
Average Size: 3’ H × 2’ W
Coverage: 3 square feet
FOLIAGE
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color: Green
FLOWERS & FRUITS
Flower Color: Red
Flower Season: Spring
Fruit: Fuzzy
MORE COMMENTS
Thorns: No
Allergies: Unknown