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Baptisia ‘Lunar Eclipse’ Prairieblues™
Baptisia ‘Lunar Eclipse’ Prairieblues™
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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.

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Baptisia ‘Lunar Eclipse’ Prairieblues™

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Creamy Yellow
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Dried Flower
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   60-90 cm
   23-35 inches
   60-80 cm
   23-31 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate