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Penstemon  sepalulus A.Nelson  sect. Saccanthera 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  sepalulus A.Nelson  sect. Saccanthera
SynonymsPenstemon azureus var. ambiguus A.Gray
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.Utah
rocks and scree
Altitude1100-2000m
Description leaves narrow, elliptic, on both sides tapered, grey-blue, to 7cm long, flowers in panicle, cyme long, 1-2-flowered, flowers to 26mm long, anthers black
Size50-100cm
Colorblue, violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyCronquist, A. et al. (1972-2005) Intermountain Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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