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Grape Taffy Baptisia

Petite Variety With All the Same Benefits

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  • Rich blooms over uniquely-colored foliage
  • Shorter spikes stay upright easily
  • Favored by late-spring pollinators
  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 24 - 36 inches
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Flowering Date: Late spring
66869-Grape Taffy Baptisia

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Grape Taffy Baptisia

We love this new baptisia for its gorgeous purple blooms, versatility and long–lived nature. You'll love it for what it does to your late–spring landscape and beyond. Grape Taffy is a wonderful perennial that bears rich, pea–shaped florets that march up and down graceful, upright spikes of gray–green. The unique foliage is a lovely blue–green color and remains attractive even when the blooms are gone for the year. Plus, Grape Taffy is more compact and petite than other baptisia varieties, making it ideal for borders and fresh or dried arrangements. The shorter stems keep the flower spikes upright and visible through the unpredictable spring weather. Butterflies love the colorful blooms, too. Baptisia 'Grape Taffy' PP26587
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameBaptisia 'Grape Taffy' PP26587
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread24 - 36 inches
  • Spacing24 - 36 inches
  • Hardiness Zone4-9
  • Flowering DateLate spring
  • Planting InstructionsDig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Work soil around the roots, firm well and water thoroughly.
  • Winter CareNo winter care needed.
  • Flower Color:purple
  • Flower FormReddish-purple pea-like flowers are borne on upright spikes above the plant.
  • Foliage TypeGray green stems with 3-palmate leaves in a blue green color.
  • Soil RequirementNot particular about soil requirements.
  • PruningRemove previous years growth in late winter/early spring.
  • Unique CharactersticsPerennial Resource: 'Grape Taffy' a new Baptisia developed by Hans Hansen at Walters Gardens, Inc. One of the most compact Baptisia to date. Coming in at under 2 1/2 feet tall, this naturally compact plant stays an ideal size in the retail pot. Spikes of deep reddish-purple flowers appear in early summer, reminiscent of grapes. Each flower is accented by a buff yellow keel. Extremely long-living perennial could be used instead of a shrub in landscape settings, with minimal care required to thrive year after year.
  • ShippedNO. 1 BAREROOT
  • Height/Habit24 - 36 inches
  • Growth RateModerate
Shipping Information
When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 5/6/19 - 6/7/19
5A-6B 3/4/19 - 6/7/19
7A & 7B 2/25/19 - 6/7/19
8A & 8B 2/18/19 - 5/17/19
9A-10B 2/11/19 - 5/17/19
Last Order Date Zones 1-4: June 3rd, 2019
Zones 5-7: June 3rd, 2019
Zones 8-10: May 13th, 2019

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