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Baptisia Purple Smoke

Fact sheet: Purple Smoke Baptisia

Baptisia X Purple Smoke

This plant is drought-tolerant; long-lived; thrives in average, well-drained soil in full sun; and is hardy in zones 4-9. Its excellent flower form, unique smoky violet flower color, attractive foliage and strong, vertical, upright form make it a strong presence in any garden. Mature plants of 3 to 4 years can bear as many as 50 blooming stalks in late spring. The many flowers open first at the base of the stalk and ascend upwards, topping out at 4 1/2 feet.

Sold at Nassau County Master Gardener Plant Sale