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Keyword: scabland penstemon

Plant guide: Hotrock penstemon: Penstemon deustus Douglas ex Lindl

Publications Posted on: September 25, 2009
Hotrock penstemon is chiefly used as a forb component for wildlife habitat enhancement and restoration efforts. Its showy flowers attract numerous pollinators and other insects which provide a food source for birds and other vertebrates. This species is also commonly used in xeriscaping and other low-water-use landscaping. It is suited for roadside and other beautification plantings.