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Penstemon – Midnight Masquerade’

Garden Height
36 - 40
28 - 32
28 - 32
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Purple, White
Light Level
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Attracts: Hummingbirds

Drought Tolerant

Foliage Interest

Salt Tolerant

Maintenance Notes
This easy-to-grow perennial performs best in full sun and dry to average, well-drained soil. Mulch lightly in winter.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Cut Flower, Mass Planting

Soil PH Category Neutral Soil

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-7
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-9
7-9" Pot : 9-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch at planting time and as needed to shape.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

Good air circulation and water drainage are important. Use a well drained soil mix.

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