Penstemon clevelandii A. Gray
Cleveland's penstemon, Cleveland's beardtongue
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
USDA Symbol: PECL
A 1-2 ft. penstemon with gray-green to bright, dark-green foliage and spikes of showy, pink to crimson, tubular flowers.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Native Distribution: S. CA inner Coast Ranges
Native Habitat: Dry, open slopes from 2500-4500 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Dry soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
PropagationDescription: Propagate using half-woody cuttings or seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Germination is best with cold-moist stratification.
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Tohono Chul Park, Inc. - Tucson, AZ
BibliographyBibref 995 - Native Landscaping from El Paso to L.A. (2000) Wasowski, S. and A. Wasowski
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Penstemon clevelandii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Penstemon clevelandii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Penstemon clevelandii
MetadataRecord Modified: 2014-07-17
Research By: TWC Staff