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Baptisia 'Lunar Eclipse'


Baptisia 'Lunar Eclipse' is an exciting cultivar with shrub sized plants and lupine-like flowers that age from cream to lavender-blue.

Baptisia 'Lunar Eclipse' has dramatic spires of oversized, lupine-like May flowers that turn from creamy white to lavender-blue as they age followed by ornamental black seed pods. Baptisia are long-lived and will adapt to a wide range of soils from dry to marginal and salty but dislike being moved once established. Choose a place well and they will grow into a vase-shaped anchor plant, maturing to shrub size at 3' by 3'.

Common Name: False Indigo

Family: Fabaceae (The Legume Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Rich woods and alluvial thickets, often on river banks.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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