penstemon scents

penguu(8)November 3, 2012

I've heard that Penstemon palmeri is fragrant. What does it smell like? Are other penstemons fragrant? Thanks~

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Robert (zone 7a, Oklahoma)

Fine Gardening says it has sweet-honey scented blooms. :)

Here is a link that might be useful: Fine Gardening link

    Bookmark   November 5, 2012 at 5:30PM
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Robert (zone 7a, Oklahoma)

Uh oh...this site says the flowers have a sweet, rose-like, floral fragrance. Are you trying to tempt us into growing yet another fragrant plant? ;)

Here is a link that might be useful: FireFly info

    Bookmark   November 5, 2012 at 5:34PM
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olympia_gardener(5)

penguu certain did. I am in...sweet honey scent and perennial... I can have the best of both world... enjoy it year after year and forget about in the fall and get fragrant scent... I'll love it... Thanks for all the info...

    Bookmark   November 6, 2012 at 9:32AM
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