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.
    Alternate, fully divided, 3-pinnate leaves and tall, branched stems bearing pea-like flowers followed by large, often inflated pods

Buy Varieties of BAPTISIA

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BAPTISIA australis

BAPTISIA australis

False indigo

clear blue lupin-like flowers and attractive deep green leaves

 
£14.50 each 
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Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives
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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BAPTISIA 'Carolina Moonlight'

BAPTISIA 'Carolina Moonlight'

False indigo

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

 
£15.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
BAPTISIA 'Dutch Chocolate'

BAPTISIA 'Dutch Chocolate'

False indigo

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

 
£15.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
BAPTISIA 'Lemon Meringue'

BAPTISIA 'Lemon Meringue'

False indigo

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

 
£15.00 each 
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Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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