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Royal penstemon is chiefly used as a forb component for wildlife habitat enhancement projects and restoration efforts. Its showy flowers attract numerous pollinators and other insects which provide a food source for birds and other vertebrates. This species is also commonly used in xeriscaping and…
Author(s): Derek Tilley, Dan Ogle, Loren St. John, Nancy Shaw
Keywords: royal penstemon, Penstemon speciosus, sagebrush penstemon, showy penstemon, royal beardtongue
Source: Aberdeen, ID: U.S. Department of Agriculture, NRCS, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 3 p.
Year: 2009