Penstemon eatonii – (Eaton’s firecracker)


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This plant has attractive scarlet coloured flowers.  It is drought tolerant and can be used in xeriscaping, and erosion control, and also performs well in a pot.  It also makes a good cut flower.


Sowing advice

Sow to moist seed raising mix in pots or trays.  Keep warm and moist for the first 4 weeks.  After that seal the pot in a plastic bag and put into the fridge for 6 weeks. After this cold period take off the plastic bag and bring the pot out to temps between 5- 12 Deg C. when germination should happen.

Additional information


Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Eaton's Firecracker



Maximum Height

approx 60cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30