Baptisia 'Midnight Prairieblues'

False Indigo

This prolific new variety blooms longer than others! Bushy foliage is topped by elegant spikes of deep blue-violet flowers. Attractive seed pods in early summer extend the interest. Perfect for back of the border or meadow garden. Blends with most American native species. Great as a cut flower. Long-lived and drought tolerant.

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48-60 in


36-48 in

Hardiness Zone:

4 to 9

False Indigo Growing and Maintenance Tips

Baptisia is easy to grow and will thrive with little maintenance.  There are many potential applications in the landscape including meadow plantings, as a backdrop in borders, or as a specimen.  Plants are very long-lived once established.

Baptisia 'Midnight Prairieblues' Characteristics


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

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average