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Penstemon × gloxinioides

Penstemon × gloxinioides ’Midnight‘

 

Penstemon ‘Midnight’

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyPlantaginaceaePlantains
GenusPenstemon“Beard-tongues,” a reference to flower shape
Speciesgloxinioides

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Penstemon × gloxinioides description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Penstemon × (Penstemon ‘Midnight’)

Coit Tower was built atop Telegraph Hill in 1933 at the bequest of Lillie Hitchcock Coit to beautify the city of San Francisco. Lillie bequeathed one-third of her estate to the city of San Francisco "to be expended in an appropriate manner for the purpose of adding to the beauty of the city which I have always loved." · 6/13/2007 · Coit Tower, San Francisco, CA
≈ 6 × 9" (15 × 23 cm)

Range: Zones 6-10:

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