- USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
- Height 2.5-3 Feet Tall
- Spread 2.5-3 Feet Wide
Vibrant bluish-purple pea-like flowers are abundant on the native Baptisia cultivar Decadence Blueberry Sundae False Indigo. Like all Baptisias, its flowers stalks fries from the center of pretty green foliage that grows in an upright shape. The flowers on this False Indigo are especially vibrant blue and attract butterflies. Place it in a large container as the "thriller" plant and for height, or anywhere in your garden, even where deer browse.
Because Decadence Blueberry Sundae False Indigo grows to 3 feet or less in height and width, it is a good choice for urban gardens and tight spaces. And you get lots of color in a compact plant. The flower stalks are loaded with blooms from where they meet the foliage to the full 3 feet. Cut the stalks for flower arrangements in summer or wait until dark seed pods appear in fall and cut them for dried arrangements.
Decadence Blueberry Sundae False Indigo Care
Plant your Decadence Blueberry Sundae False Indigo in part sun or full sun in zones 4 through for 9 in nearly any soil type, including poor soil. Water it well the first year; after that, it is drought tolerant. Water false indigos below the plant.
Prune the foliage and dried stalks back after the plant is done flowering if you like to maintain its shape. Try not to disturb the plant's taproot by moving it once it matures. Other than that, the shrub needs little care.
Decadence Blueberry Sundae False Indigo Spacing
Plant this shrub where you can enjoy it in fall. Place nearby plants about 3 feet away to give your Decadence Blueberry Sundae False Indigo plenty of room to grow.
Decadence Blueberry Sundae False Indigo Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9|
|Flower Color(s): Blue|
|Bloom Period: Spring to Summer|
|Foliage Color(s): Blue|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Height Class: Medium|
|Height: 2.5-3 Feet|
|Spread: 2.5-3 Feet|
|Spacing: 2.5-3 Feet|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|Features: Drought; Fall Interest; Deadheading Not Necessary|
|Scientific Name: Decadence® 'Blueberry Sundae' Baptisia hybrid USPP 23,891|
|Common Name: Decadence® Blueberry Sundae False Indigo|
|Other Name(s): Blue False Indigo; Blue Wild Indigo|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
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