About Firecracker Penstemon
- Plant Family: Scrophulariaceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Height by Width: 2' H x 2' W
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full sun
- Soil Preference: Well-draining , rocky
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
- Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
- Flower Season: Spring/Summer
- Flower Color: Red
- Endangered?: Not listed
- Distribution: Native to the western US from California to the Rocky Mountains, growing in many types of desert, woodland, forest, and open plateau habitats. In California it is found primarily in high desert areas.
- Natural Habitat: Sagebrush scrub, pinyon-juniper woodland, yellow pine forest to 8,500'
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