Vanilla Cream Baptisia

Pastel yellow buds open to creamy vanilla flowers atop the compact clump of grey-green foliage which emerges bronze in spring. Smaller size; well-suited to urban landscapes.

Characteristics

Plant Type: 

Perennial

Height Category: 

Tall

Garden Height: 

30 – 36 Inches

Spacing: 

36 – 42 Inches

Spread: 

36 – 42 Inches

Flower Colors: 

White

Flower Shade: 

creamy vanilla

Foliage Colors: 

Green

Foliage Shade: 

grey-green

Habit: 

Clump Forming

Container Role: 

Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 

Part Sun to Sun

Maintenance Category: 

Easy

Bloom Time: 

Early Summer

Bloom Time: 

Late Spring

Hardiness Zones: 

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Water Category: 

Average

Soil Fertility Requirement: 

Average Soil

Soil Fertility Requirement: 

Poor Soil

Soil PH Category: 

Acidic Soil

Soil PH Category: 

Neutral Soil

Uses: 

Border Plant

Uses: 

Cut Flower

Uses: 

Dried Flower

Uses: 

Landscape

Uses: 

Specimen or Focal Point

Maintenance Notes: 

Grows best in full sun and average to poor, well-drained soil. Moderately drought tolerant once established. Very long-lived perennial.

This easy care, drought tolerant, deer resistant perennial is an excellent choice for gardeners looking for low maintenance or native perennials.