Beardtongue - Calico (Penstemon calycosus)
The Calico Beardtongue plant has pink flowers and can tolerate more shade. Calico Beardtongue prefers rich loamy soils, and moist to mesic conditions. Calico Beardtongue can be found in open rocky woodlands, oak savannas, black soil prairies, and moist meadows.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial, Shade
Soil Moisture - Medium-Wet, Medium
Height - 4 feet
Bloom Time - June, July
Bloom Color - Pink
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.