Baptisia (False Indigo) (Baptisia)

Name Baptisia (False Indigo)
Botanical Name Baptisia

Showy, sun-loving perennials with blue flowers on 1 ft spikes. The flowers are held above the foliage. Attractive seed pods hang from fall thru winter unless the plant is trimmed to re-shape. False Indigo is great in prairie areas, meadows and areas where you want the natural look to prevail. Pictures from Walters Gardens Inc.

Location: Sun, Partial Sun
Size: 36"-48" inches tall
Flower Color: Blue, purple, yellow
Bloom Time: April, May
Special Needs: Baptisia plants need plenty of sun and once established, are extremely drought tolerant.
Soil Conditions: Medium
Trim/Prune: Cut to the ground in Spring
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
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