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Rocket Mountain Penstemon


A perennial that produces spikes of showy, blue or blue-violet flowers, l-inch long. Blooms from June through July. Found across southern Wyoming and Utah, south to nortern New Mexico and northeast Arizona; pinyon-pine, mountain brush, sage- brush and aspen-conifer. Best in full to partial sun, dry soils; excellent for the rock garden, drought-tolerant, attracts hummingbirds.