Beardtongue are low maintenance showy wildflowers. They are easy to grow as long as wet, poorly drained soils are avoided. The best foliage color and flowering occurs in full sun. Beardtongue are generally avoided by deer. Drought and dry soils are tolerable.
There are few serious disease or pet issues that threaten Beardtongue. Root rot occurs in poorly drained soils. Tall flowers stalks may need support. Beardtongue are recommended for naturalized areas as they can become invasive alongside weaker plants.