Zones: 3 to 8
Size: To 3' tall and 2' wide
Clumping form. Dark red leaves and pink flowers in late spring to summer. Dry to medium soils. Deer tolerant. Not wet or poorly drained soils.
Developed by Dale Lindgren at the University of Nebraska.
Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' x Penstemon 'Prairie Splendor' (Penstemon cobaea × Penstemon triflorus).
Patent application filed in 2007.
I purchased a 4" pot at Santa Rosa in June 2013 and planted it in the Octagonal Perennial Garden. It was being chewed by rabbits so I moved it to the Pool Lawn Border.