Baptisia x 'Lavender Stardust'

Lavender Stardust False Indigo (Lavender Stardust False Indigo): Patent PPAF

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

This is a beautiful and bold new Baptisia from the Walters Gardens, Inc. hybridizing program. Its claim to fame is its extremely long, 18” flower spikes that extend high above the full, wide clump of foliage. In early summer, flowers open lilac purple with pale yellow keels and lighten to dusty lavender purple. Flowers are more of a reddish hue than B. australis. This easy to grow, extremely long-lived perennial will make a large, eye-catching specimen in your garden.


More About Baptisia x 'Lavender Stardust'

  • Flower spikes rise well above the foliage
  • Performs well in the garden

Baptisia is easy to grow and will thrive with little maintenance.  There are many potential applications in the landscape including meadow plantings, as a backdrop in borders, or as a specimen.  Plants are very long-lived once established.


Height:

3-4 Feet

Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Baptisia x 'Lavender Stardust' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Dried Flower
  • Drought Tolerant

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Flower Color

  • Lavender

Habit

  • Mounding
  • Clumping