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Twilite Prairie Blues False Indigo

Great backdrop for other perennials

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 42 - 60 inches
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Flowering Date: Late spring to arly summer
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Twilite Prairie Blues False Indigo

Enjoy loads of color with this rugged perennial. Three-year-old plants produce up to a hundred flowering stems with deep violet-purple flowers highlighted by lemon-yellow keels. Blooms in early summer. Grows 4-5' tall with 2-3' spread. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Zones 4-9. Baptisia 'Twilite Prarie Blues' PP20432
Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameBaptisia 'Twilite Prairie Blues' ™ PPAF
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread4 - 5 feet
  • Spacing4 - 5 feet
  • Hardiness Zone4-9
  • Flowering DateLate spring to arly summer
  • Planting InstructionsPlant in an informal border, hillside or wildflower garden.
  • Winter CareNone special.
  • Flower Color:purple
  • Flower FormPea-like flowers arranged up sturdy flower stems. Looks somewhat like a lupine flower stem.
  • Foliage TypeGray green stems with 3-palmate leaves in a blue green color.
  • Soil RequirementNot particular about soil requirements.
  • PruningRemove spent flower stems to maintain neat appearance or leave on to enjoy black seed pods which can be useful in cut flower arrangements.
  • Additional InformationFirst introduction from the Baptisia breeding program by Dr. Jim Ault at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe Illinois 2006.
  • Unique CharactersticsDeep purple buds open to smoky violet-purple flowers with lemon yellow keels. Long lasting flowers appear on upright spikes from late spring to early summer. Charcoal black seed pods add visual interest to the fall landscape. Baqptisia is easy to grow and will thrive with little maintenance.
  • Shipped3" POT
  • Height/Habit42 - 60 inches
  • Growth RateModerate
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

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

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Bulbs, Potted Plants and Perennials
1A - 5B 9/4/18 - 11/2/18
6A-6B 9/4/18 - 11/16/18
7A 9/4/18 - 11/16/18
7B-10B 9/4/18 - 11/16/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-5: 10/29/18
Zones 6-10: 11/12/18

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