Baptisia 'Midnight Prairieblues' PP20,432

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False Indigo

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

This stunning new Baptisia has an upright, vase habit with long infolerescences. Long, intermingling blooming season of deep periwinkle flowers! Attractive gray-green foliage and vase-shaped habit.

Height

30-36 Inches

Spread

36-48 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

Bred at the Chicago Botanic Garden by Jim Ault and released by Chicagoland Grows.

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers well-drained soil, tolerant of sandy or clay soils. Once established, very drought tolerant. If not planted in full sun, will stretch for the sun and may require staking. Deadheading will encourage another blooom.

When to Divide

best not disturbed

Good Companions

Lupine (Lupinus ), Yarrow (Achillea ), Alpine Pinks (Dianthus ), Variegated Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis acutiflora), Golden Alexander (Zizia aptera), Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa), Bluemist Shrub (Caryopteris clandonensis), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata)

Characteristics & Attributes

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