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Baptisia x 'Purple Smoke'

False Indigo

Spikes of powdery purple, pea-like flowers with charcoal gray stems. Vase-shaped form. Leathery blue-green foliage. Native. Attractive black seed pods in fall and winter. Attracts butterflies. Deer resistant.

Prefers full sun and average to dry sites. Easily grown in low fertility soil, including clay.

SKU

Description

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Pricing

96878 4 qt. 1 - $15.49 Ea.
98036 1 qt. 1 - $11.79 Ea.

Height:

36-48 Inches

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Spread:

36-40 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4-9

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Bloom Color:

Purple

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
April
May
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Clay Soil
Coastal
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Favorite
Interesting Notes

Root system resents disturbance once established. Good Lupine substitute for the south.

Baptisia x (False Indigo)