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Penstemon ambiguus
Gilia Penstemon; Sand Penstemon; Pink Plains beardtongue; Bush Penstemon

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DERIVATION
ambiguus - of ambiguous relationship
FAMILY Plantaginaceae (Plantain Family)  Other Plants in the Plantain Family
HABIT Herbaceous
GROWTH FORM Bushy
RANGE SW United States, N Mexico
LEAF TYPE Deciduous
FLOWERS Pink (Becoming white)
HARDINESS USDA Zone 4 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SOIL Well-drained sandy soil
SUN REQUIREMENTS Sun
SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS Attracts Hummingbirds
COMMON NAME(S) Gilia Penstemon | Sand Penstemon | Pink Plains beardtongue | Bush Penstemon
SYNONYMS Leiostemon ambiguus
Location Map for Penstemon ambiguus (Gilia Penstemon; Sand Penstemon; Pink Plains beardtongue; Bush Penstemon) - 8 Map Locations Found
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Individual Location for Penstemon ambiguus:
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Accession
Number
Year Location
941910*1 1994 Plains Garden
No
Map
970570*1 1997 Chatfield Riparian Path
051348*1 2005 Romantic Garden
061381*1 2006 Desert Wash Garden
061381*2 2006 Desert Wash Garden
182802*1 2018 Mordecai Childrens G
No
Map
182802*2 2018 Propagation
182802*3 2018 Mordecai Childrens G
212019*1 2021 Sacred Earth
221594*1 2022 Dryland Mesa

 

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  FLOWERING:
When Penstemon ambiguus has been observed flowering
at Denver Botanic Gardens
  Flowering by Week 1 to 52
2009 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52

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  FRUITING:
When Penstemon ambiguus has been observed fruiting
at Denver Botanic Gardens
  Fruiting by Week 1 to 52
2012 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52
2009 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52

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