Baptisia Lunar Eclipse New Item

Prairieblues Series™

False Indigo

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 3-4' (Plant 4' apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy, Acidic
Flower / Accent: Lavender / White
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Phenomenal color change creates dramatic multi-toned shades of oversized flowers on each stem. Blooms emerge light lemon-over-cream then transition to cream, pale lilac and shades of purple/blue.

From the Prairieblue™ Series, False Indigo provides an arresting presence in the garden. Blue-green foliage is topped with spires of lupine-like flowers in late spring. Baptisia is exceptionally long-lived so choose a good shrub-sized space and enjoy its carefree nature.

Features to Note:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Good for Dried Flowers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Winter Interest
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Baptisia General Information:

A very permanent and arresting perennial with a vase shape, 3-4' tall. Blue/green foliage on silver stems is topped by soft lupine-like flowers from late spring into summer. The black seedpods can be left on for additional ornamental effect or used in dried arrangements. Extremely long lived, so pick a good spot!

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.

$14.95 ea.
(3+) $14.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: BALE