Baptisia variicolor 'Twilite Prairieblues' PP19,011

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Blue Wild Indigo, False Indigo

USDA Hardiness Zone 4

Exciting new Baptisia which features stunning bi-color chocolate-purple and lemon yellow blooms. Unusual color for the species. Black seed pods add late season interest.

Height

40-48 Inches

Spread

36-48 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Baptisia is drought resistant once established. By the third year, over 100 flowering stems in the clump. Looks best when planted in rich soil with regular watering.

When to Divide

late fall to early spring, prefers not to be disturbed

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea ), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Purple Flame Grass (Miscanthus sinensis v. purpurascens), Hollyhock (Alcea rosea), Bluemist Shrub (Caryopteris clandonensis), Arctic Daisy (Dendranthema ), Avens (Geum ), Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Crafts
Dried Flowers
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Organic
Moist
Very Adaptable
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