Costa's Hummingbird with penstemon © wollertz 2015 -
Costa’s Hummingbird with penstemon © wollertz 2015 –

Bloom time: Spring to summer (depending on variety)
Zones: 3 – 10
Light: Sun

Penstemon is a native plant in North America that is drought tolerant and requires very little care. With over 100 varieties available, there are lots of different shapes, sizes and colors to choose from.

Because of its brightly colored blooms that are the perfect shape for hummers to drink from, it is definitely on the list of hummingbird favorite flowers.

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