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Penstemon clevelandii A. Gray
Cleveland's beardtongue, Cleveland penstemon
USDA Symbol: PECL
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A 1-2 ft. penstemon with gray-green to bright, dark-green foliage and spikes of showy, pink to crimson, tubular flowers.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
DistributionUSA: CA Native Distribution:
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
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 Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Tohono Chul Park, Inc.
- Tucson, AZ
Record Last Modified: 2009-02-21
Research By: TWC Staff