This plant is a very dependable bloomer and very easy to care for! Plant it and enjoy! Wish I planted more! You will not be disappointed in this perineal and if your looking for low maintenance, this plant is for you!
Decadence® 'Dark Chocolate' False Indigo Baptisia hybrid
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 InterestDeadheading Not NecessaryDrought TolerantSalt TolerantAttracts:BeesButterfliesResists:DeerNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:TallGarden Height:36 - 42 InchesSpacing:36 InchesSpread:36 InchesFlower Colors:BlackFlower Colors:PurpleFlower Shade:Black and charcoal purpleFoliage Colors:BlueFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:Blue-greenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Late SpringHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Poor SoilSoil PH Category:Acidic SoilSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:Cut FlowerUses:Dried FlowerUses:LandscapeUses:Specimen or Focal PointMaintenance 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 USPP 30,959, Can PBRAF
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Kathleen Moschella, Massachusetts, United States, 2 years ago