Penstemon whippleanus
(Whipple's Penstemon)
Family:
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
         
Penstemon whippleanus
occurs in colors ranging from white to dark purple and all shades in between. Flowers are hairy on the outside and tend to droop. Whipple's Penstemon is a common flower in the mountains.


Vegetation zone:  Montane, Subalpine, Alpine
Time of bloom:  July - September
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers