BAPTISIA

Commonly known as False indigo

All flower JUN-JUL

Genus of about 17 species of erect or spreading perennials from dry woodland and grassland in eastern and southern USA.

The "false indigo" tag relates to its use in the past as a blue dye.

Further Reading....
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Erect or spreading perennials with tall, branched stems bearing pea-like flowers followed by large, often inflated pods.
  • Full sun

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BAPTISIA australis

BAPTISIA australis

False indigo

clear blue lupin-like flowers and attractive deep green leaves

 
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BAPTISIA australis 'Purple Smoke'

BAPTISIA australis 'Purple Smoke'

False indigo

purple 'pea' flowers on dark stems. A hardy variety with delicate leaves

 
£14.50 each 
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Available Early Spring 2023 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
BAPTISIA 'Carolina Moonlight'

BAPTISIA 'Carolina Moonlight'

False indigo

pale cream-yellow flowers on long stalks. Blue-green leaves

 
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BAPTISIA 'Dutch Chocolate'

BAPTISIA 'Dutch Chocolate'

False indigo

chocolate-purple flowers with a small yellow flash on strong stems. Compact habit

 
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BAPTISIA 'Lemon Meringue'

BAPTISIA 'Lemon Meringue'

False indigo

robust, upright perennial with glaucous leaves and bright yellow, pea-like flowers

 
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