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Penstemon  triflorus A.Heller  sect. Aurator 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Penstemon  triflorus A.Heller  sect. Aurator
SynonymsPenstemon helleri Small
Territory South-Central U.S.A.MexicoMexico NortheastTexas
rocks
Description leaves wide, often dentate, lower leaves to 10cm, upper leaves 5cm, plant apically densely hirsute, flowers in raceme, corolla 25-35mm long, staminodium sparsely barbate
Size50-100cm
Colorpinkish red, white
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
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
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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