Penstemon 'Prairie Twilight'

Common name: Beard Tongue

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USPP# 19983, PBR


Tubular pink flowers with white tips and throats in late May to mid-June. Wide, lance-shaped, opposite leaves clasp sturdy stems. Plants form dense, uniform heavy-blooming upright stands. A spectacular upright element in the sunny perennial border and in containers. Selected for Must Have Perennials at the University of Nebraska by Dr. Dale Lindgren, so you know it’ll be hardy almost anywhere!


Colorado State University trials, top performing perennial

Uses & Attributes

Middle border, Back border, Container, Cut flower, Drought tolerant, Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds

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  • Height: 22"/56cm
  • Spread: 26"/66cm
  • Habit: Upright


  • Blooming time: Spring
  • Flower color: Pink, White
  • Foliage color: Green