Spring Flowering Bulbs

Baptisia hybrida Twilite

False Indigo, Wild Indigo

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 3-5' (Plant 3' apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Purple / Yellow
Patent: #19,011
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Baptisia Twilight produces impressive 24 long flower spikes. Deep purple buds transform into smoky violet-purple flowers with a glowing lemon yellow base called a keel. Flowers resemble sweet peas and extend above the attractive blue-green foliage. The fascinating charcoal black seedpods add a nice touch to dried arrangements. This vigorous selection matures quickly so give this one room to grow.

Features to Note:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Good for Dried Flowers
  • Winter Interest
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • For a Sunny Spot

Baptisia General Information:

Baptisia are extremely long-lived. Give it plenty of room as it will be 3' tall and just as wide. Flower spikes rise above the upright, vase-shaped habit graced with pea-shaped blossoms. Fall brings added interest with black seedpods highlighting the bluish-green foliage.

Baptisia Plant Care:

Can be slow to establish but will reach shrub like proportions. Good in poor soils. Dislikes being moved when mature. Late fall or spring cleanup may be preferred. Cut to 4-6 when foliage blackens with the cold.

$13.95 ea.
(3+) $13.50 ea.
Spring 2014
Plant Code: BATW