Baptisia alba

False Indigo

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Large, native shrub-like wildflower with sturdy charcoal-gray stems bearing spikes of pea-like white flowers. Velvety leaves turn from blue-green to black in fall, dried seed pods add ornamental winter interest.


  •  · Small white pea-like flowers
  •  · Large, shrub-like habit
  •  · Foliage turns black after first frost
Item # Pack Size Avail Units Avail Plants  
4508655
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Height:

2-4 ft

Spread:

2-3 ft

Zone:

4-9

New
Baptisia alba
Baptisia alba

Exposure

Sun Tolerant
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil
Moist Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Good Cut Flower / Foliage

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Summer
Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Fall
Winter

Baptisia

Common Name: False Indigo

Large native shrub-like perennial that is very long-lived and drought resistant. Prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Blooms late spring to early summer and attracts butterflies.