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Decadence® 'Dark Chocolate' False Indigo Baptisia hybrid

  • Hardy Zones
    • 4 - 9
  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 36 - 42 Inches
Proven Winners Perennial
Decadence® 'Dark Chocolate' False Indigo Baptisia hybrid
Part Sun to Sun 36 - 42

Features

Nearly black, charcoal purple flowers appears atop the compact clump of deep blue-green foliage in spring. Smaller size; well-suited to urban landscapes.

Fall Interest
Deadheading Not Necessary
Drought Tolerant
Attracts: 
Bees
Butterflies
Resists: 
Deer
Native to North America

Characteristics

Duration: 
Perennial
Height Category: 
Tall
Garden Height: 
36 - 42 Inches
Spacing: 
36 Inches
Spread: 
36 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Black
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Flower Shade: 
Black and charcoal purple
Foliage Colors: 
Blue
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Blue-green
Habit: 
Upright
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Early Summer
Bloom Time: 
Late Spring
Hardiness Zones: 
4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
Water Category: 
Average
Soil Fertility Requirement: 
Poor Soil
Soil PH Category: 
Neutral Soil
Uses: 
Landscape
Maintenance Notes: 

Grows best in full sun and average to poor, well-drained soil. Moderately drought tolerant once established. Very long-lived perennial.

Decadence® 'Dark Chocolate' Baptisia hybrid USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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