Pensetmon 'Fireworks' Beardtongue explodes in cherry red, trumpet-shaped blooms in early summer, attracting nearby hummingbirds and butterflies.
Penstemon 'Fireworks' Beardtongue is tolerant of drought and coastal conditions. It will need extra moisture until it is established. It is deer-resistant.
A cultivar of the southwestern US native, Penstemon barbatus subsp. coccineus, 'Fireworks' Beardtongue would be a lovely addition to pollinator, cottage, and wildlife gardens.