Penstemon 'Red Riding Hood'


An outstanding, continuously blooming variety with a tidy habit; stunning red flowers rising above green foliage makes a blazing visual impact when massed in the garden, along walkways, or in borders. Riding Hood Red Beard Tongue has masses of beautiful spikes of red tubular flowers rising above the foliage from early to late summer, which are most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its narrow leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.


Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 2 to 3 feet
Spread: 1 to 1.5 feet
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: Rose red
Sun: Full sun