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Penstemon cobaea

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
PEN-stem-on ko-BEE-uh
Description

Wildlife Value:   Members of the genus Penstemon support the following specialized bee: Osmia (Melanosmia) distincta.

More information on Penstemon.

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Tags:
#wildlife plants#specialized bees#pollinator plant#bee friendly
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#wildlife plants#specialized bees#pollinator plant#bee friendly
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Penstemon
    Species:
    cobaea
    Family:
    Plantaginaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    White to deep purple flowers
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Downy, clasping leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Pollinators
    Specialized Bees