Foxglove Beardtongue (Penstemon digitalis)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas, Meadows

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: White

Attributes: Butterfly nectar plant, Pollinator friendly, Hummingbird attractor, Clay soil tolerant, Wet soil tolerant

Height: 75-90 cm (29-35 in)


Foxglove Beardtongue forms attractive, dense clumps when planted in rich moist soil in full sun to medium shade. Hummingbirds are attracted to the white tubular shaped flowers. It accents well when planted with other wildflowers like Heliopsis (Ox-eye), Pycnanthemum (Mountain Mint), Monarda (Bergamot), Echinacea (Coneflower), and Liatris (Blazing Star) in the prairie meadow garden.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email