An outstanding plant. I love false indigo. Does great as a spring pop of color for several weeks here in Missouri and then is a great foundation in the border the rest of the summer with those cool seed pods. Give them plenty of room.
- 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).
Soft yellow flowers appears atop the compact clump of deep blue-green foliage in spring. The flowers age to dusty raspberry purple, showing both colors at the same time.Fall InterestDeadheading Not NecessaryDrought TolerantSalt TolerantAttracts:BeesButterfliesResists:DeerNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:TallGarden Height:42 - 48 InchesSpacing:46 - 48 InchesSpread:46 - 48 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Colors:YellowFlower Shade:Soft yellow ages to dusty raspberry purpleFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance 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® Deluxe 'Pink Lemonade' Baptisia hybrid USPP 30,669, Can PBRAF
Michael Muenks, Missouri, United States, 28 weeks ago