|Palmer's Penstemon is a member of
the Figwort Family.
plant grows to 5 feet in height and can be found on roadsides, washes
and mountain slopes between 3500 - 6500 feet in
elevation. Leaves are grayish green and toothed with a waxy coating and grow
in pairs on opposite sides of the stem to 5 inches in length.
Palmer's Penstemon is also known
as the scented penstemon for its pleasing smell.
Palmer's Penstemon blooms between March - September
and produce fragrant, pink, snapdragon-like flowers which grow in
clusters along the upper stem.