- USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
- Height 2.5-3 Feet Tall
- Spread 3.5-4 Feet Wide
- Light Requirement is Part Sun to Sun
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: Part Sun to Sun|
|Height Class: Tall|
|Height: 2.5-3 Feet|
|Spread: 3.5-4 Feet|
|Spacing: 3-3.5 Feet|
|Drought Tolerant: Yes|
|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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