Baptisia bracteata or Baptisia leucophaea (Cream Wild Indigo)


This plant has a unique growth habit in the native world. The low-rider of the Wild Indigos, its flowering spikes have a horizontal drive more than vertical. These shooting spikes have creamy white pea-like flowers that are rather striking. When you find this plant in nature in it is really special. You are either looking at a remnant dry prairie or an extremely nice prairie recreation. Either seeing this plant in nature or in a landscape setting it is truly special.

  • Sun Exposure Prairie
  • Soil Conditions Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
  • Height 1.5'-3'
  • Flower Color Cream
  • Flower Time May-June
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    Photo By: By Larry Trekell, Bugwood.org [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons


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