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Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight' /False Indigo

Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight'  / Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight'
Inflorescence reminds one of lupins
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Inflorescence reminds one of lupins

Flowering plants generally about 3 feet in height

A close-up of the yellow flowers in spring

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Scientific Name: Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight'
Common Name: False Indigo
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: Grows best in full sun and will tolerate drought and poor soils. The slowly expanding clumps take several years to become well established and should not be distubred. Shear once flowering is complete to insure a more rounded, shorter specimen.