Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight'

yellow false indigo

Deciduous, Herbaceous Perennial

A drought tolerant perennial for tough situations; takes full sun and poor soil in stride producing an attractive mound of blue-green foliage and soft yellow blooms.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low


Size: 30 - 48 tall x 30 - 48 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded, Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers

Flower Color: Yellow, Yellow / Gold
Bloom Season: Spring, Summer

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Low Water / No Water, Reflected Heat
Wildlife: Butterflies, Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: Great Plant Pick

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low, medium

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