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Penstemon caesius

Purple mountain bugler and San Bernardino Beardtongue.

We currently do not grow this plant.

Purple mountain bugler grows in rocky mountain areas of Southern California. In red fir and yellow pine forest openings at 6700 to 11,200 feet.
The soil has a great deal of limestone in it but looks like sandy loam and  supports a forest of Abies concolor, White fir, Jeffery Pine and Ponderosa Pines. Ribes cereum, Wax Currant, Symphoricarpos rotundifolius var. parishii,  Arctostaphylos patula, Greenleaf manzanita, and Prunus emarginata, Bitter Cherry are the common bushes.



Penstemon caesius's foliage color is gray and type is evergreen.
Penstemon caesius's flower color is blue.

Communities for Penstemon caesius:Alpine Fell-Fields, Red Fir Forest and Yellow Pine Forest.

ph: 5.00 to 6.50
usda: 4 to 6
height[m]: 0.20 to 0.50
width[m]: 0.30 to 0.60
rainfall[cm]: 70.00 to 150.00

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