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Trilliums Landscaping & Horticulture
I've found the wetter the soil, the more likely any Baptisia will "flop". They definitely look much nicer in well drained soils and full sun.
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Katbv Vero
I believe it's in the sweet pea family. They come out with my roses and complement them nicely! They do spread almost too much if you don't cut the pods off. Very hardy root system, can't dig them out too easily
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Benjamin Vogt / Monarch Gardens

katbv -- It's actually a legume. I've never had any Baptisia self sown in my thick gardens, which is a real shame. The seeds require scarification and can lay dormant in the ground for a good while. Yes, never try to move a Baptisia as you'll most likely kill it. :)

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