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False Indigo

Baptisia 'Purple Smoke'

Elegant spikes of purple flowers top the abundant, blue-green foliage that cover this long-lived, bushy perennial. Attractive seed pods in early summer.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms late spring to early summer

Mature Height:

36-60 In

Hardiness Zone:

4-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun,Partial Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow at 48-55°F to promote root growth. Provide high light levels and keep evenly moist with good air circulation. Once actively growing move to 60°F and fertilizer can now be applied. Generally finish in 6-10 weeks based on growing conditions.

Plants Per Gallon: 1

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade but best in full sun.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.