Penstemon barbatus

Penstemon barbatus

Penstemon barbatus, known by the common names golden-beard penstemon and beardlip penstemon, is a flowering plant native to the western United States.

The plant has spikes of clustered, tubular, scarlet blossoms with yellow hairs on their lower lip; the flowers are attractive to hummingbirds. It is commonly grown in Xeriscape and conventional gardens, and several cultivars of different colors have been developed.

Its common names include Goldfield and Scarlet bugler.

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