Penstemon eatonii, or Firecracker Penstemon, grows in woodland and conifer forest habitats between 2000-7000 ft. This forb has bright red, tubular flowers that bloom from February-June and attract hummingbirds and butterflies. The firecracker penstemon can grow to be about 3ft tall and has medium water requirements. Plant in partial shade to full sun. Transplants well, reseeds readily.
Firecracker Penstemon, Penstemon eatonii