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Typical inventory plug

Typical inventory plug

Baptisia x 'Carolina Moonlight'

False indigo

An elegant hybrid of B. alba and B. sphaerocarpa, ‘Carolina Moonlight’ produces creamy butter yellow flowers on 18” spikes, which pair beautifully with the plants blue-green foliage. Flowers give way to inflated see pods, which were historically used as toy rattles.

This plant is exceptionally drought tolerant and does best in dry to moist soils in full sun to partial shade.

Available in June. No Advanced Orders (NAO)


3-4 ft


3-4 ft

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Baptisia x 'Carolina Moonlight' Characteristics


  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry to Moist


  • Drought Tolerant

Flowering Months

  • June
  • May

Foliage Color

  • Blue-Green

Interesting Notes:

Hybrid of B. alba and B. sphaerocarpa.