• bright white blooms of the Husker's Red Penstemon
  • See how tall the red spikes with their white blooms grow
  • Husker Red Penstemon has white flowers
  • close up of Husker Red Penstemon blooms

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Penstemon Husker Red

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Create a dramatic accent in your garden with the Husker's Red Penstemon. This tough and reliable bloomer, with its deep burgundy foliage and white tubular flowers is sure to be a standout when planted amongst plants with bright green foliage. Plus, Hummingbirds love the showy spikes of white flowers!

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Husker Red Penstemon for Sale Online

With tall red spikes that stand up in a perennial border, the Husker Red Penstemon is an essential native plant for any cottage garden. Plant with bright leaf plants that will make this perennial a standout with dark Spring color. The white blooms are two lipped and tubular in shape, reminiscent of the popular perennial Foxglove. Hummingbirds love Penstemon.


Growzone: 3-10 Penstemon Husker Red Hardiness Zones 3-10
Hardiness Zone: 3-10
Mature Height: 30 to 36 Inches
Mature Width: Up to 12 Inches
Classification: Perennial
Sunlight: Partial to Full Sun
Habit: Upright, clump forming
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Early Summer
Foliage: Burgundy
Soil Condition: Average, well draining
Water Requirements: Water well until established.
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting. Attracts pollinators.

How to Care for Penstemon Husker Red

Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!


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