Baptisia hybrid 'Decadence Dutch Chocolate'

False Indigo

Photo courtesy Proven Winners

  • Chocolate-purple flowers
  • Blue green foliage
  • Strong scapes
  • Blooms late spring-early summer
  • Seed pods in fall
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grows best in full sun. Average to poor, well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established.   Easy to care for, low maintenance. 

Height: 30-36 in
Spread: 30-36 in
Price Level 1: $16.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Brown, Purple
Zone: 4-9

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Long Blooming
  • Native
  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Great Foliage
  • Garden
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Heat Tolerant

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Blue

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water