Hairy Beardtongue (Penstemon hirsutus)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: Red/Pink, Blue/Violet

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

Height: 30-90 cm (11-35 in)


Hairy Beard-tongue is a plant for a rock garden and dry prairie garden. It is a good hummingbird plant as well.


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