Baptisia australis 'Pixie Periwinkle'

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Dwarf False Indigo

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9

David Leider’s exciting discovery at GET Group & Hoffie Nursery in 2009. This Baptisia is appreciated for the compact and rounded habit, unique bloom color and overall great performance. Consistently blooms as a young plant. Perfect for smaller gardens. Light lavender/periwinkle blooms are like no other!

Height

24-28 in

Spread

28-32 in

Interesting Notes

Discovered at GET Group & Hoffie Nursery!

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grow in deep rich soil, although tolerant of less. Tolerates drought, but looks best with regular waterings. Makes a great speciman, background or hedge planting. Flowers are good for cutting and the seed pods work well in dried arrangements.

When to Divide

best not disturbed

Good Companions

Alpine Pinks (Dianthus ), Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca), Grayleaf Cranesbill (Geranium cinereum), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Variegated Hakone (Hakonechloa macra), Ozark Sundrops (Oenothera missouriensis), Garden Phlox (Phlox ), Thyme, Lemon (Perennial) (Thymus citriodorus), Peony (Paeonia lactiflora), Catchfly (Lychnis sieboldii), Spiderwort (Tradescantia )

Characteristics & Attributes

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