Penstemon rattanii

This little purple figwort is a favorite of bees and butterflies. It blooms May-June.

Rattan's penstemon (c) Esther McEvoy
  • Rattan's penstemon (c) Esther McEvoy

Plant Details

Oak woodland
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Shade tolerant and drought tolerant. prefers some shade but sometimes tolerates sun.
Mature Height:
0.8-3.9 ft
Shade Preference:
Partial Shade, Full Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
well-drained to dry soils
Special Uses:
attracts pollinators