Baptisia minor 'Blue Pearls'
Blue Pearls Redneck Lupine
Item #: 5414
Zones: 3a to 8b
Height: 36" tall
Origin: United States
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)
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From our 1998 North Texas seed collections of the native Baptisia minor, we selected Baptisia 'Blue Pearls' for its floriferous nature and superb form. Typically, Baptisia minor is a sparse-flowered species with 3-8 flower spikes per clump, but a mature deer-resistant clump of Baptisia 'Blue Pearls' produces over fifty, 3' tall flower spikes of light blue flowers that well exceed the 26" foliage. After flowering, the foliage expands, making a beautiful fine-textured 2' wide mound for the summer. In late summer, the large black pods that top the clump add to the ornamental value.