Penstemon pinifolius Mersea Yellow (Yellow Pineleaf Beardtongue) is an English selection of our native pineleaf Penstemon grown for its bright yellow tubular flowers that cover the plant in late spring/early summer. This small shrub has attractive evergreen, pine-needle like foliage and a tidy mounding for. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric). 12" tall x 15" wide.

Common Name

Yellow Pineleaf Beardtongue

Botanical Name

Penstemon pinifolius Mersea Yellow


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Light Requirements

Full Sun

Flower Color


Mature Height

12" tall

Mature Spread

15" wide

Bloom Time

Late spring to late summer

Ships As

Potted Plant

Evergreen Foliage


Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Average Soil

Soil Moisture

Drought Resistant / Waterwise

Amount Of Rain

10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)


Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Native, Evergreen, Adds Texture

Ideal Region

Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest, Suitable Above 7000 ft

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall


Yellow Pineleaf Penstemon