Origin of pentstemon
Examples from the Web for pentstemon
Historical Examples of pentstemon
This Pentstemon as well as many others would be a welcome addition to the garden.Flowers of Mountain and Plain
Edith S. Clements
The name Pentstemon is from two Greek words, signifying five and stamen.
This species of Pentstemon is well marked by its white-woolly anthers, which almost fill the throat.
This charming Pentstemon is one of the most gracious flowers to be found in the Sierras in late summer.
Mrs. Larkins passed close to Uncle Pentstemon, sobbing too earnestly to be aware of him.The History of Mr. Polly
H. G. Wells
esp US penstemon
- any scrophulariaceous plant of the North American genus Penstemon (or Pentstemon), having white, pink, red, blue, or purple flowers with five stamens, one of which is bearded and sterile