Penstemon multiflorus

manyflower beardtongue


Synonyms:  Penstemon digitalis var. multiflorus

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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 1.5 to 2.5 ft    Width: .8 to 1.0 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers


Propagation: From cuttings and seeds, will also slowly spread outward by producing "pups". Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Soil pH Range: 6.1 to 7.8


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Larval host to Baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton)
Native Habitats: Dry flatwoods, sandhill, ruderal areas. Well-drained upland habitats

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: