Foxglove Beardtongue (Penstemon digitalis)

Foxglove Beardtongue (Penstemon digitalis)

One of the few flowers that can handle wet clay. Spreads to form large clumps with loads of white flower heads that attract butterflies, birds, pollinators, and even hummingbirds. Perfect for large rain gardens where spreading is encouraged.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Medium
Height:    3 feet
Blooms:    June, July
Color:    White
Spacing:    12-18″
Zones:    3-8
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators, Birds, Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant

Design Tips

Great when massed in a rain garden. Seeds spread easily.

Companion Plants

Ohio Spiderwort
Fox Sedge
Blue Wild Indigo