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Baptisia ‘Lunar Eclipse’ Prairieblues™


Prairieblues False Indigo

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.095.170


A recent introduction from the Chicago Botanic Garden’s Prairieblues™ series which was selected for its unique flowers. It forms a tall, vase-shaped mound of grey-green foliage, with long spikes of oversized flowers that are initally light lemon over cream that age first to cream and then to light to medium violet producing a two to three-toned colour effect. A complex hybrid developed from the species Baptisia alba, B. australis, B. leucophaea, and B. tinctoria. Developed by Dr. Jim Ault at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois. USPP#25875: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Baptisia ‘Lunar Eclipse’ Prairieblues™

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Creamy Yellow
  Mauve/Lilac
  Purple
  White
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Poisonous/Toxic
  Specimen
Flower Head Size
  Very Large
Height
   60-90 cm
   23-35 inches
Spread
   60-80 cm
   23-31 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Slow













Baptisia ‘Lunar Eclipse’ Prairieblues™


Prairieblues False Indigo

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.095.170


A recent introduction from the Chicago Botanic Garden’s Prairieblues™ series which was selected for its unique flowers. It forms a tall, vase-shaped mound of grey-green foliage, with long spikes of oversized flowers that are initally light lemon over cream that age first to cream and then to light to medium violet producing a two to three-toned colour effect. A complex hybrid developed from the species Baptisia alba, B. australis, B. leucophaea, and B. tinctoria. Developed by Dr. Jim Ault at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois. USPP#25875: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Baptisia ‘Lunar Eclipse’ Prairieblues™

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Creamy Yellow
  Mauve/Lilac
  Purple
  White
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Poisonous/Toxic
  Specimen
Flower Head Size
  Very Large
Height
   60-90 cm
   23-35 inches
Spread
   60-80 cm
   23-31 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Slow