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Penstemon palmeri

The Grandpappy of Great Basin native penstemons!

Stunning native perennial with glorious spikes of pale purple snapdragon-like flowers that have a sweet scent and are beloved by bumblebees. This low-water and low-care plant thrive in poor soil. The largest Idaho native penstemon, reaching over 3' tall when in flower.

For more information about growing this plant, visit the USDA plant guide.

Plant in fall or early spring for best germination.

Seeds were grown by Grand Prismatic Seed in Salt Lake City, Utah.

200 Seeds

Directions: Sow seeds in fall or winter for best results. Or, put seeds in a moist paper towel in refrigerator for 6-8 weeks before planting in spring.

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