Baptisia x ‘Midnight’

Indigo, Midnight

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Pot Size: 4"x4"x5.5" pot

Plant Description

A beautiful, deep midnight color, this Baptisia plant can reach to around five feet tall.

  • Give your garden some contrast and vertical accent with Midnight Baptisia.
  • Very easy to grow and take care of in full sun and dry soil.
  • Pair this flower with brightly colored flowers for a unique garden.

Dr. Ault at the Chicago Botanical Gardens has introduced yet another outstanding False Blue Indigo in the Prairieblues series. This one, ‘Midnight’, has late spring/early summer, deep violet-blue, flowers on two foot tall stems, that are then followed by more flowers lower down on the plant effectively extending the bloom time to six weeks or so. Ultimately, it may reach up to five feet in height. Like our other Baptisia plants, give ‘Midnight’ full sun and average to dry soil. It is very long lived and drought tolerant and will be a large, major player in your garden. Picture it with smooth phlox, stokesia ‘Peachie’s Pick,’ and a white or yellow coneflowers.


Deer Resistant

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Easy to grow

Plant Type

Wildflower, Perennial,

Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny,


Soil Condition

Average, Clay, Sandy, Organic,

Moisture Tolerance

Dry, Moderately moist,


full quart


36 or taller,

Flower Color

Violet, Blue,

Bloom Time

Early summer Late spring,

Typical Height





4, 5, 6, 8, 7,