Zones: 7b +/-?
Size: To 30" tall
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun
Foliage resembles Eucalyptus. Grey-green, heart-shaped leaves, altnerate, to 3" long and inconspicuous yellow flowers in clusters at the branch tips in summer. Hairy pods in late summer contain seeds.
Published in Rhodora 46: 29 in 1944.
Native to Georgia and considered endangered.
- Baptisia alba (L.) Vent.
- Baptisia australis (L.) R.Br.
- Baptisia x 'Carolina Moonlight'
- Baptisia perfoliata (L.) R.Br.
- Baptisia x 'Purple Smoke'
- Baptisia simplicifolia Croom
- Baptisia sphaerocarpa Nutt.
- Baptisia tinctoria (L.) R.Br.
I saw this plant at Plant Delights in Raleigh and therefore know it can grow in zone 7b.