Penstemon – Midnight Masquerade’
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
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.
Good air circulation and water drainage are important. Use a well drained soil mix.