Baptisia Sparkling Sapphires

Decadence® Series

False Indigo, Wild Indigo

$17.95 ea. (3+ discount) $17.50 ea.

Preorder for Spring 2021

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Plant Code: BASS

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Dazzling indigo-blue flowers sparkle like precious gems. Nicely compact, this treasure supplies both bold color and texture to any garden. Charcoal-hued seed pods develop earlier; right after it finishes flowering and linger into fall.

Baptisia Sparkling Sapphires is a Proven Winners® selection trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow. From the Decadence® Series of plant breeder Hans Hansen. A North American native, Baptisia are very long-lived once established.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 30-36"
Spacing: Plant 30-36" 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: Blue
Accent: Blue
Patent: PP27,904
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

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

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

Long-lived and typically trouble-free, Baptisia will reach shrub-like proportions at maturity. 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.