Penstemon – Schoenholzeri or Penstemon Firebird is also known as Penstemon hartwegii – Firebird, Penstemon rupicola – Ruby, Beard Tongue or Beardtongue is a perennial from the Plantaginaceae family of plants. Penstemons grows to about 80cm tall and produces bell like flowers throughout summer. Penstemon -Schoenholzeri or Firebird has red flowers that look beautiful in borders and add a lot of color to your garden.
It likes the sun or partial shade and grows well in a well-drained soil. Propagate by softwood cuttings in early summer, cut it back completely in winter for new growth next spring as it is a deciduous perennial.