Baptisia x 'Twilite Prairieblues'

Indigo, Twilite Prairieblues

$ 14.95

Item #: 1458
Pot Size: 4"x4"x5.5" pot

Plant Description

Dr. Jim Ault at the Chicago Botanic Garden recently released the Meadowbrite series of coneflowers, and now he has introduced an outstanding Baptisia hybrid between B. australis (blue wild indigo) and B. sphaerocarpa (yellow baptisia), called 'Twilite Prairieblues'. This one has 3 to 4 foot tall spikes of dark mahogany/violet flowers with yellow keels or bases. When in flower in late spring and early summer, it will be absolutely loaded with flowers. As with the other baptisias, give this one full sun and average to dry soil. It is long lived, drought tolerant, pest free, and the colors are way cool!



Rain Garden

Deer Resistant

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Easy to grow

Plant Type

Wildflower, Perennial

Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny

Soil Condition


Moisture Tolerance

Dry, Moderately moist


full quart


36 or taller

Flower Color

Purple, Violet, Yellows

Bloom Time

Late spring

Typical Height





4, 5, 6, 7, 8