Midnight Prairieblues™ False Indigo
Baptisia x 'Midnight' PP #20,432
Full sun, Partial sun
Water weekly or more often in extreme heat; less often, once established.
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|Lore||This cultivar boasts extremely long inflorescences bearing deep blue-violet flowers. The plant has two intermingling bloom cycles within its blooming season. The first cycle produces long primary inflorescences up to 24" long. The second cycle produces blooms on secondary branches with inflorescences up to 5" long. Having two consecutive bloom cycles helps this plant stay in bloom for nearly the entire month of June -- a good seven to ten days longer than most other Baptisia.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower, 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring to Early Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Water weekly or more often in extreme heat; less often, once established.|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Drought tolerant when established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune old flower heads to encourage more blossoms.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8