20 Baptisia X Variicolor 'Twilite' Seeds
20 Baptisia X Variicolor 'Twilite' Seeds
20 Baptisia X Variicolor 'Twilite' Seeds
20 Baptisia X Variicolor 'Twilite' Seeds

20 Baptisia X Variicolor 'Twilite' Seeds

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Twilite Prairie Blues False Indigo Seeds - Baptisia X Variicolor 'Twilite'

Tall spikes of violet-purple to deep burgundy, pea-like flowers are highlighted by a lemon-yellow keel that bloom in erect racemes (to 12-20" long) from late April to early June atop stiff flower stems that rise well above the foliage. Flowers add striking color against dense, blue-green foliage.

  • Average Size at Maturity -  3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
  • Bloom Time - Late Spring to Early Summer
  • Colour: Purple
  • Flowers: June and July
  • Soil: Well-drained
  • Planting position: Sun
  • Height x spread: 60cm x 55cm

Medicinal use: Appetizer, digestive. The root is antiemetic, emetic and purgative. There are confusing reports from two sources that the plant is used as an emetic and also that a cold tea is given to stop vomiting. A poultice of the root is anti-inflammatory and is held in the mouth to treat toothaches. The plant is under investigation as a potential stimulant of the immune system.

Other uses: A blue dye is obtained from the plant. 

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