Baptisia 'Grape Taffy' (False Indigo)

Spikes of rich, grape-coloured flowers are contrasted with a yellow keel  with distinctive attractive foliage. Compact, upright habit.

Blooms late spring
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
2-2.5′ tall x 2.5-3′ spread
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP26857

Bright orange/yellow flowers bloom on top of tall hairy stems, and give way to seed pods. Leaves are speared and narrow. Despite it’s common name, this particular species of milkweed has no milky sap. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer to early fall
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft wide
Deer resistant
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Drought resistant

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Vivid daisy-like flowers sporting rosy purple petals that surround a red-orange cone bloom on top of strong stems. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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A myriad of glistening violet blue flowers are tightly packed on spiny, pincushion-like blooms and silver blue stems that rise above smooth blue green, deeply toothed, textured leaves in a charming dwarf habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Bright yellow, brown cone, leaves covered with bristly hairs, moderate growth rate, blooms early summer to early fall, full sun to partial shade, 2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide.

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Golden yellow, flat-topped composite flowers in late summer. Fine textured grass-like foliage. Bushy clumping habit. 2-4′ tall x 1-2′ spread. Full Sun.

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Blue green, red brown blooms, moderate growth rate, blooms mid summer to early fall, full sun to partial shade.

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Bi-colour maroon and yellow flowers that turn gold as they age adorn blue green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
2.5-3 ft tall x 3 ft wide
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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Bright yellow flowers grow in spikes on blue green foliage with charcoal stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3 ft tall x 3 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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