Characteristics Plant Type: Perennial Height Category: Medium Garden Height: 30 - 36 Inches Spacing: 30 - 36 Inches Spread: 30 - 36 Inches Flower Colors: Red Flower Shade: Red Foliage Colors: Blue Foliage Shade: Blue Habit: Upright Container Role: Thriller
Plant Needs Light Requirement: Part Sun to Sun Maintenance Category: Easy Bloom Time: Late Spring through Early Summer Hardiness Zones: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b Water Category: Average Soil Fertility Requirement: Poor Soil Soil PH Category: Neutral Soil
Features Unique maroon and yellow flowers age to gold. Secondary branching make it especially floriferous.
Top reasons to grow: - Fall Interest - Deadheading Not Necessary - Drought Tolerant - Attracts: Butterflies - Resists: Deer - Native to North America
Uses Landscape Uses Notes: Compact habit, ideal for small spaces.
Maintenance Notes Grows best in full sun and average to poor, well-drained soil. Moderately drought tolerant once established. Very long-lived perennial.
This easy care, drought tolerant, deer resistant perennial is an excellent choice for gardeners looking for low maintenance or native perennials.
An unusually beautiful and unique flower color as well as densely branched foliage set this new variety apart. Deep maroon buds open to bicolor maroon and yellow flowers held on strong scapes above the blue-green foliage in late spring to early summer, followed by decorative seed pods in fall. Secondary branching on the flower stems makes this variety especially floriferous. Well-branched stems form a bushy, upright, spreading mound of foliage that is relatively short for Baptisia. It is a good candidate for the middle of the flower border.