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Desert Plants

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Parry's Penstemon (7 of 11)

Plant in full sun to partial shade
Plant in well-drained soil
Height: 2-4 feet; Width: 1-3 feet
Hardy in USDA zones 8-10:
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch to conserve moisture; prune back hard in late winter; may be semi-evergreen in this zone.
Zone 9: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch to conserve moisture; prune back hard in late winter; may be evergreen in this zone.
Zone 10: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch to conserve moisture; prune back hard in later winter; may be evergreen in this zone.

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