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Penstemon strictus
  • Common name: Rocky Mountain Penstemon
  • Zone: 4
  • Exposure: Sun / part shade
  • Height x Width: 24 in. x 24 in.
  • Native to: Mountain West

Rocky Mountain Penstemon has violet-blue flower spikes over leathery foliage. Attracts hummingbirds. Long-lived, reliable bloomer. Forms low evergreen clumps, easy and reliable; deadhead for re-bloom. Pollinators: bees.

Penstemon venustus
  • Common name: Lovely Penstemon
  • Zone: 5
  • Exposure: Sun
  • Height x Width: 3 ft. x 3 ft.
  • Native to: Idaho

Lovely Penstemon is a vigorous evergreen native penstemon with large, gorgeous tubular lavender flowers in late spring. Cut back seed heads to encourage re-bloom. Pollinators: bees.

Penstemon whippleanus
  • Common name: Whipple's Penstemon
  • Zone: 3
  • Exposure: Sun / part shade
  • Height x Width: 22 in. x 18 in.
  • Native to: Idaho

Whipple’s Penstemon is a striking perennial with whorls of deep purple burgundy, almost black flowers with pin-striped, cream-colored throats in mid late summer. Native to higher Idaho elevations, this penstemon can take part shade in the valleys.

Philadelphus lewisii
  • Common name: Syringa, Mock Orange
  • Zone: 5
  • Exposure: Sun / part shade
  • Height x Width: 4-10 ft. x 6-8 ft.
  • Native to: Idaho

Syringa or Mock Orange is a deciduous shrub with lovely four petaled flowers, incredible fragrance. In the wild, syringa grows in variety of habitats, from streambanks to lava flows. Can adjust to very low water sites. Idaho state flower.

Rosa woodsii
  • Common name: Woods Rose
  • Zone: 3
  • Exposure: Sun / part shade
  • Height x Width: 4 ft. x 4 ft.
  • Native to: Idaho

Woods Rose has fragrant, pink rose flowers which profusely bloom. A freely suckering native. Can bloom in full shade as well as full sun.

Saponaria ocymoides
  • Common name: Rock Soapwort
  • Zone: 3
  • Exposure: Sun
  • Height x Width: 4-6” and spreading
  • Native to: Europe

Rock Soapwort is a vigorous, low creeping plant, useful for spilling down sunny slopes or over rock walls. Plants form a low mound of bright-green leaves, literally smothered by starry bright-pink flowers in late spring or early summer. Also useful as an edging in the sunny border, and worth considering in tubs or pots. Prune plants back hard immediately after blooming, to maintain a compact habit.

Veronica incana
  • Common name: Silver Speedwell
  • Zone: 3
  • Exposure: Sun
  • Height x Width: 10 in. x 15 in.
  • Native to: Eurasia

Silver Speedwell has deep purple/blue flowers in early summer on 10” flower spikes over attractive gray-green foliage. The evergreen foliage serves as a small-scale groundcover.