Penstemon, Large Flowered (Penstemon grandiflorus)
(Large Beard Tongue, Large Flowered Penstemon, Big Flowered Penstemon, Shell Penstemon)
Family: Figwort (Scrophulariaceae)
Herbaceous perennial native to the midwestern prairies and quite rare. Large, shiny, lavender flowers with blueish tints. The Dakota, Kiowa and Pawnee used the decoction of roots or leaves for treating chest pains, stomachache, chills and fevers. Plant prefers full sun and very fast-draining, sandy or gravelly soil. Potted plant certified organically grown
Feel free to order this plant at any time, but please be aware that we SHIP PLANTS APRIL 1 to AUGUST 1 AND SEPTEMBER1 to DEC 1 only. Orders received outside these months will be automatically backordered. If you are ordering plants out of season, you may wish to order them separately from your seeds, in order to streamline the process.
If you have chosen a PLANT* (marked with a *), shipping costs are as follows:
1 to 6 PLANTS* will ship for $14.90
7 to 8 PLANTS* will ship for $19.90 (The shipping may be more if you buy other things in addition to plants.)
For 9 or more PLANTS* or if ordering plants NOT marked with a *, we will contact you with a UPS shipping estimate.