Purple Smoke Baptisia
Baptisia X Purple Smoke

This plant is drought-tolerant; long-lived; thrives in average, well-drained soil in full sun; and is hardy in zones 4-9. Its excellent flower form, unique smoky violet flower color, attractive foliage and strong, vertical, upright form make it a strong presence in any garden. Mature plants of 3 to 4 years can bear as many as 50 blooming stalks in late spring. The many flowers open first at the base of the stalk and ascend upwards, topping out at 4 1/2 feet.

African hosta

Rebecca Jordi
Horticulture Agent IV
County Extension Director
Contributing Editor
email: rljordi@ufl.edu