Eastern Gray Beardtongue Picture

Spikes of large lavender 2-lipped tubes with white throats from May through July, paired leaves ascend the stems, leafy bases are semi-evergreen, spreads by seed and short rhizomes, attracts hummingbirds, prefers sandy well-drained soil. Why "gray"? The stems are covered with tiny hairs!

Dry To Average
Sun To Part Shade
1-3 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 5a to 8b
Deer Resistant

Native Range: VT to AL

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks

Eastern Gray Beardtongue in a 3.5 inch pot $12.75
Eastern Gray Beardtongue Seed Packet $5.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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Eastern Gray Beardtongue Picture