Striking contrast all in one plant. Lavender-purple flowers with pure white interiors are held on dark stems above deep eggplant purple leaves. Foliage looks attractive all season long. Penstemon 'Midnight Masquerade' forms a tall, full plant with a refined habit. Blooms early to midsummer. Attracts hummingbirds. Grow in dry to average, well-drained soil. Mulch lightly in winter. Deadhead as blooms fade in summer, but wait to cut back to a few inches until the new shoots start to show in mid to late spring. Also known as Beardtongue. A Proven Winners® selection.