White Wild Indigo (Baptisia Alba)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $5.00

Upright spikes of creamy white pealike flowers appear in late spring over blue-gray foliage. Flowers are followed by interesting pods that can be used in dried arrangements. The plant form is shrublike. Takes a few years to establish but it is very long-lived.

Culture: Grow in full sun in well-drained soil. Tolerates drought and poor soil.
Use: Borders, prairies, meadows and native plant gardens.
Native Environment: Prairie
Height: 48 to inches
Spread: 24 to 36 inches
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Color: White
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Season of Interest: April to May
Soil Moisture: Dry
Wildlife Benefit: Butterfly / Moth Host
Nature Attracting: Pollinators / Beneficial Insects / Native Bees
Special Features: Ornamental Fruits/Pods/Seed Heads
Special Usage: Fresh Cut Flower / Dried Flower
Tolerate: Drought, Erosion, Dry Soil
Host Plant: Wild Indigo Duskywing.