Prima Donna Pink Penstemon

Penstemon x 'Prima Donna Pink'

Long blooming This showy drought tolerant perennial is North American native. Brilliant pink tubular flower spires rise above of a mostly basal clump of green foliage. Tuck into a xeriscape, rock garden or border planting where the blooms will entice hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollenizers to visit.
There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Learn More

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:


Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

We no longer grow this plant

This page is for reference only. If you are looking for a plant to purchase, please use our Plant Finder to discover the perfect plant for your garden.

Set Zip to See Prices
More Information
Botanical PronunciationPEN-stem-on
Bloom TimeEarly spring to summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Thrives in lean to average soil. Good drainage is essential. Drought tolerant when established; water deeply but infrequently after first growing season. One or two light waterings may prevent dormancy in late summer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Your climate may be too cold for this plant