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Purple Smoke Indigo
Scientific Name: Baptisia 'Purple Smoke' Hort.
Family: Fabaceae
Purple Smoke  Indigo (Baptisia  'Purple Smoke')
Baptisia 'Purple Smoke' at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 7-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 0F (-18C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Hybrid of Baptisia australis and Baptisia alba

Growth Habits: Perennial, up to 4 feet tall (1.2 m), 3 feet spread (1 m)

Watering Needs: Drought resistant, moderate water

Propagation: Division

Flowers and seed pods are useful in floral arrangements

Cultural Practices:
The Baptisias have a long tap root, and they resent being disturbed.

Blooming Habits:
Early summer

Fruiting Habits:

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