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Decadence® Vanilla Cream False Indigo

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
  • Height 2.5-3 Feet Tall
  • Spread 3.5-4 Feet Wide

Native to North America, this long living perennial will give you seasons of enjoyment! It has a tight concentration of green foliage that first appears bronze in the spring. Above yellow buds reveal a vanilla cream-colored flower. During the fall the seedpods deepen in color to a shadowy charcoal. The Decadence Vanilla Cream False Indigo will attract pollinators, giving your garden or landscape life. Its low maintenance, drought tolerance, and deer resistance makes it a superb choice for any gardener!

Foliage for this baptisia emerges bronze before turning green and producing yellow buds. Those yellow buds open to a creamy vanilla colored flower in late spring to early summer. It will grow to be thirty to thirty-six inches tall with a spread of thirty-six to forty-two inches. This baptisia will attract butterflies and is resistant to deer. It is well served as a backdrop plant, border plant, perfect for bouquets, or as a focal point in any yard. With its compact size it is also great for suburban yards.

Decadence Vanilla Cream False Indigo Care

To ensure a long life for the Decadence Vanilla Cream False Indigo, it should be planted in full sun to part sun with average watering. It will need well drained, average to poor soil. This baptisia has a deep taproot and is not recommended that it be transplanted. It is drought tolerant once it is established.

Decadence Vanilla Cream False Indigo Spacing

This baptisia is petite but be sure to space properly to ensure the health of the plant for years to come. Spacing for the Decadence Vanilla Cream False Indigo is 36-42 inches, center on center.

Decadence Vanilla Cream False Indigo Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9
Flower Color(s): White
Bloom Period: Spring to Summer
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Height Class: Tall
Height: 2.5-3 Feet
Spread: 3.5-4 Feet
Spacing: 3-3.5 Feet
Habit: Clumping
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Resists: Deer
Attracts: Butterflies
Features: Drought; Fall Interest; Deadheading Not Necessary
Scientific Name: Decadence® 'Vanilla Cream' Baptisia hybrid USPP 25,663
Common Name: Decadence® Vanilla Cream False Indigo
Other Name(s): Blue False Indigo; Blue Wild Indigo
Brand: Proven Winners

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

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  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

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.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

1 Review - Decadence® Vanilla Cream False Indigo Show Reviews

  • 5
    expecting amazing...

    Posted by Customer on Oct 11th 2020

    Plant came in one piece, with no breakage. Looks healthy and am hopeful we will have blooms next spring.