This large lupin relative has 12-18 inch lemon yellow spikes which develop an orange blush with age atop large bush like plants to four feet. Other desirable attributes of this under used perennial are blue-green foliage, an upright vase-shaped habit, vigorous growth, easy care, long life, AND mature clumps can bearing over 100 flowering stalks! Use in meadow plantings, as a backdrop in borders and as a specimen. A complex hybrid between Baptisia tinctoria, B. alba and B. australis.
Common Name: False Indigo
Family: Fabaceae (The Legume Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: Orange
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
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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