Foxglove (Penstemon digitalis)
A profusion of tubular, bright-white flowers on strong stems in May and June are magnets for many long-tongued bees. Used also by hummingbirds. Attractive seed pods are almost red in summer. A hardy and versatile, long-lived beardtongue.
The two-spotted bumble bee is an early spring bee whose small workers prefer tubular flowers. Used by many bees, bumble bees, and hummingbirds.
Height: 3.00 to 5.00 feet
Bloom Time: April to June
Bloom Description: White
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Suggested Use: Naturalize, Rain Garden
Flower: Showy, Good Cut
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Clay Soil, Dry Soil