A species of beardtongue native to the Southwestern United States, pineleaf beardtongue forms a low bushy mound of green leaves that somewhat resemble pine needles on woody-looking growth. The Mersea's Yellow variety features small, tubular yellow flowers blooming late spring through mid-summer that attract both butterflies and hummingbirds.
Plant Type: Perennial
Plant Heading: Beardtongue
Latin Name: Penstemon Pinifolius
Common Name: Beardtongue/Pineleaf Beardtongue
Variety: Mersea's Yellow
Bloom Time: Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer
Attributes: butterflies, containers, hummingbirds, rabbit resistant, rock garden
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Plant Height: 6 - 12"