This native has showy flowers, is a worthy competitor against many kinds of weeds, and thrives in clay soil. The white flowers bloom for a month or longer, and look especially attractive with paired with other perennials having blue flowers or blue grass. Its tubular flowers attract many varieties of long-tongued bees.
Penstemon digitalis, Beardtongue
Height: 3-4'. White blooms, sometimes pink-tinged, appear in summer. Prefers sun to part shade. Native plant. Attractive to pollinators.