Gulf Coast PenstemonPosted: April 19, 2016
The Gulf Coast Penstemon (Penstemon tenuis) was especially prolific this year. The photo does not reflect how good the plant actually looks.
A closer view shows all the tiny bell shaped flowers. They bloom in early spring and reseed easily. Then the spikes can be cut back and a rosette of leaves stay green all winter.
The white insides are striped with purple lines.
Best of all, the bees are enjoying the Penstemon’s nectar.