Scientific Name: Penstemon eatonii
Alternate Common Names: Firecracker penstemon, Eaton penstemon


Type: Herbaceous perennial

Family: Lamiaceae

Native Range: Western U.S.

Zone: 1-,2,3,10,15,16,17,18,19,20

Height: 2 feet

Spread: 2 feet

Bloom Time: August to frost

Bloom Description: yellow , red

Sun: Full sun, partial shade

Water: low

Maintenance: Low

Suggested Use: Annual

Flower: Showy

Attracts: Hummingbirds love the flowers. Species in the Penstemon genus are host plants to several butterfly species including the Arachne Checkerspot, Chalcedon Checkerspot, and Common Buckeye