February 8, 2023
Penstemon Firebird

Penstemon Firebird

Penstemon ‘Schoenholzeri’ or Penstemon Firebird is also known as Penstemon hartwegii – Firebird, Penstemon rupicola – Ruby, Beard Tongue, or Beardtongue. It is a perennial from the Plantaginaceae family of plants. Penstemon ‘Schoenholzeri’ grows to about 80cm tall and produces bell-like flowers throughout summer. Penstemon ‘Schoenholzeri’ Firebird has red flowers that look beautiful in borders and add a lot of color to your garden.

Penstemon ‘Schoenholzeri’ likes the sun or partial shade and grows well in 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.

Penstemon Firebird
Penstemon Firebird at Kew Gardens
Penstemon Firebird
Penstemon ‘Schoenholzeri’
Penstemon Firebird
Penstemon ‘Schoenholzeri’
Penstemon Firebird
Penstemon Firebird
Penstemon Firebird
Penstemon ‘Schoenholzeri’ at Kew Gardens
Penstemon Firebird
Penstemon Firebird
Penstemon Firebird
Penstemon ‘Schoenholzeri’

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