Stunning white flowers. Seed pods also add beauty and texture to the garden. A study in KC showed that Penstemon is one of the plant genera in our area that attracts the largest number of different bee species.
Prefers a drier, rocky soils. Long tap root makes it drought tolerant. Delicate flowers seem to float in the air. Attracts long-tongued bees and hummingbirds. Caterpillars of the chalcedony midget moth feed on the leaves.