Wild Indigo (Baptisia x bicolor 'Starlite') in the Baptisias Database

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Trade name information:
Series: Prairieblues™
Cultivar name: 'Starlite'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 24 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 24 - 36 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP 19971


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Posted by mom2goldens (Carmel, IN - Zone 5a) on Sep 29, 2011 6:53 PM

My plants took a while to get established, but on year 3 they really took off. It does need some space once it starts to mature. This particular variety has done especially well for me; love the color of it. It seems quite tolerant of heat and not particularly fussy about watering conditions. Mine has survived both drought and floods.

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