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Drought Tolerant Perennials

Baptisia 'Purple Smoke'

False Indigo
'Purple Smoke' is a chance hybrid of B. alba and australis, combining the smoky grey stems of the former with the violet blue flowers of the latter. Blooms in late spring on plants that grow 36-40" tall and easily as wide. Plants are drought resistant once established. .
Array Baptisia
Common Name False Indigo
Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Part Sun, Full Sun
Seasonal Interest Spring, Summer
Season of Blooming Spring
Use Bed, Specimen, Cutting, Massing
Special Attributes Butterfly Attracting, Hummingbird Attracting, Deer Resistant, Cold Hardy, Heat Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Easy Care
Color Blue, Violet