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– Decadence® ‘Dutch Chocolate’ – False Indigo – Baptisia hybrid

Garden Height
30 - 36
Spacing
48 - 54
Spread
48 - 54
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Purple
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Winners

Rich velvety chocolate purple flowers held on upright stems above an especially compact mound of foliage in late spring to early summer makes this plant ideal for smaller urban gardens. The deep blue green foliage remains densely compact as the plant matures and the leaves start lower on the stems, covering the base of the plant better than most Baptisias.

Features

Rich velvety chocolate purple flowers held on upright stems above an especially compact mound of foliage in late spring to early summer makes this plant ideal for smaller urban gardens. The deep blue green foliage remains densely compact as the plant matures and the leaves start lower on the stems, covering the base of the plant better than most Baptisias.

Attracts: Butterflies

Resists: Deer

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Drought Tolerant

Native to North America

Fall Interest

Maintenance Notes
Grows best in full sun and average to poor, well-drained soil. Moderately drought tolerant once established. Very long-lived perennial. This easy care, drought tolerant, deer resistant perennial is an excellent choice for gardeners looking for low maintenance or native perennials.

Uses Notes

Compact habit, ideal for small spaces.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Landscape

Soil Fertility Poor Soil

Soil PH Category Neutral Soil