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Penstemon, Rocky Mountain (Penstemon strictus)

Rocky Mountain Penstemon is a perennial that is native to the Rocky Mountain region and can be found in pinyon-pine, sagebrush and aspen-conifer communities up to 9,500 feet in elevation. It blooms from early to mid-summer, producing numerous purple flowers on tall stalks. Prefers well-draining soils and full sun or very light shade. Excellent for pollinator mixes, bed & borders, and the rock garden. Flowers attract honey bees and wild bees. Very drought-tolerant.

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