Baptisia 'First Blush'
First Blush False Indigo
Item #: 3947
Zones: 4a to 9b, at least
Height: 52" tall
Origin: United States Hybrid
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
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Baptisia 'First Blush' is a 2018 Plant Delights Nursery introduction from a series of crosses that include Baptisia minor, Baptisia albescens, and Baptisia tinctoria. The 52" spikes include 15" of flowers that emerge as pink buds with a yellow base, that age to white against the charcoal grey stalks. Baptisia 'First Blush' is a late flowering selection that doesn't start for us until mid-May, which is nearly a month after the early flowering baptisias. The new growth emerges brown, which adds another unique feature to this selection.