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Penstemon digitalis 'Pocahontas'
Common Name: Beard Tongue Family: Scrophulariaceae (The Figwort Family)

Penstemon digitalis 'Pocahontas'
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This improvement over 'Husker Red' was developed by Brent Horvath at Intrinsic Perennials. In comparison, 'Pocahontas' has much darker foliage that emerges wine purple and keeps its colour much better through the summer heat. The flowers are lavender-pink rather than white and the stems are burgundy-red.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
Rich woods, prairies, thickets, roadsides, railway tracks.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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