Superb Beardtongue (Penstemon superbus) is an early season spring bloomer with stunning coral-orange flowers and evergreen grey-green foliage. Best grown in the mild winter areas of the western US.

Common Name

Superb Coral Beardtongue

Botanical Name

Penstemon superbus


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Light Requirements

Full Sun

Flower Color

Red, Orange

Mature Height

24-36" tall

Mature Spread

12-15" wide

Bloom Time

Mid to late spring

Ships As

Potted Plant

Evergreen Foliage


Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil

Soil Moisture

Drought Resistant / Waterwise, Average, Well Draining

Amount Of Rain

10 to 20"


Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Native, Low Maintenance, Evergreen

Ideal Region

Southwest, Coastal California

Planting Time

Spring / Summer


Superb Penstemon