False indigo ‘Purple Smoke’

 

Botanical Name Baptisia ‘Purple Smoke’
Common Name false indigo ‘Purple Smoke’
Family Fabaceae
USDA Zone 4 thru 9
Light Requirement Full Sun or Part Shade
Season(s) of interest Summer, Fall, Winter
Height and Spread
3-4ft x 3-4ft (90-120cm x 90-120cm)
Flower Color Purple
Attracts Wildlife Butterflies
Additional Information
May be a hybrid between B. australis (New York to Nebraska to Georgia) and B. alba (Virginia to Tennessee, south to Florida)
Location in Lurie Garden
Northwest Light Plate, Northeast Light Plate, Southwest Light Plate, Southeast Light Plate