Baptisia 'Burgundy Blast' is a false indigo with spires of purple and yellow flowers and blue-green foliage.
Baptisia 'Burgundy Blast' is a new take on an old favourite with spires of dark wine-purple lupin-like flowers with hints of yellow anchored above blue-green foliage. Flowers bloom late spring to early summer followed by ornamental dark seed pods. Baptisia are long-lived and are highly adaptable but dislike being moved once established. Choose a place well and they will grow into a vase-shaped anchor plant, maturing to shrub size at 36 - 42 inches tall and wide. Pollinator attractor. Deer resistant. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens.
Common Name: False Indigo
Family: Fabaceae (The Legume Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Moist
Stem Colour: Purple
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Rich woods and alluvial thickets, often on river banks.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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