Penstemon acuminatus (Sharpleaf penstemon)

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Single crown

Mature Height: 24 in.

Bloom Color: Blue

Bloom Period: Late Spring

Annual Precipitation: 12-30 in.

Drought Tolerance: High

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance: Medium

Nitrogen fixation: None

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: No

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance: Low

CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

pH Range: 6.0-8.0


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 400,000

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season:

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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