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Scented Penstemon is native to much of the Southwest at higher elevations. The plant produces one foot
diameter basal rosettes of leathery, blue-green waxy leaves growing to about 5 inches in length. Spectacular 4 to 6-foot tall spikes bear huge, tubular, light pink, fragrant flowers in the spring. It is best suited to part shade in low desert areas.
The tallest penstemon in the Southwest and one of the few fragrant penstemons. The flowers are designed for bee pollination, providing a landing platform and a swollen tube to accommodate the chubby bodies of bumblebees.
Scented Penstemon is cold hardy.

Scented Penstemon (Penstemon palmeri)

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