Baptisia x varicolor 'Twilite Prairieblues'

Blue Wild Indigo (Twilite Prairieblues False Indigo): Patent PP #19011

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Baptisia 'Twilite Prairieblues' (PP#19011) is a newer hybrid Baptisia with smoky purple flowers with a yellow midrib, blooming in early summer on 2' long spikes over a huge mound of blue-green foliage.

More About Baptisia x varicolor 'Twilite Prairieblues'

  • Unusually striking chocolate-purple/lemon yellow flowers
  • By 3rd year possibly as many as 100 flowering stems in clump
  • Best if not divided or disturbed

This is a very large Baptisia creating a 4' x 5' clump and possibly growing larger, so give it plenty of room. It is one of the most vigorous Baptisia we've grown and it makes a very bold statement in the landscape

Blue Wild Indigo Growing and Maintenance Tips

Baptisia is drought resistant once established. Looks best when planted in rich soil with regular watering.

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40-48 Inches


36-48 Inches

Hardiness Zone:


Baptisia x varicolor 'Twilite Prairieblues' Characteristics


  • Specimen
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Dried Flower
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Mass Plant
  • Border

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Dry
  • Average

Fall Color

  • Yellow

Flower Color

  • Purple
  • Yellow

Fruiting Attributes

  • vigorous grower


  • Clumping
  • Mounding
  • Rounded