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Penstemon digitalisPenstemon digitalisPenstemon digitalis

beardtongue, foxglove beardtongue, tall white beardtongue

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, RHW

Characteristics

Height: 2-5'
Flowers: Jun.-Aug.; white or faintly purple
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 5.5-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

open woods, meadows

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV DE NY PA

Wildlife

Hummingbird *

Notes

tolerates poor drainage; variety of cultivars



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1368.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004