Chocolate Chip false indigo

Baptisia 'Chocolate Chip'

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Chocolate Chip false indigo (Baptisia 'Chocolate Chip')
bap-TEE-zsah
Genus:  Baptisia
This perennial produces milk chocolate-colored flowering buds that open in spring with golden yellow petals over blue-green foliage.
Care:  False indigo prefers well-drained soil and full sun to part shade. It will tolerate drought conditions. Taller plants may need staking, particularly if they're grown in shadier locations.
Propagation:  This cultivar does not come true from seed and should be propagated by division in late fall or early spring.
Problems:  Seeds may be eaten by weevils. Fungal leaf spot, powdery mildew, and rust.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Attracts Butterflies,
Showy Flowers,
Showy Seed Heads
Bloom Time
Early Summer,
Spring,
Summer
Flower Color
Hazelnut,
Primrose Yellow
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Cut Flower,
Dried Flower,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point
Style
Cottage Garden,
Meadow Garden,
Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Tolerance
Drought Tolerant
Type
Perennials

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