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Baptisia alba

White False Indigo

Black asparagus-like shoots in spring produce a mound of leathery blue-green foliage from which arise long spikes of creamy-white, pea-like flowers up to 1" across. Native. Attractive black seed pods in fall and winter.


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Commercial Login
  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:4-9
  • Height:24-36 Inches
  • Spread:30-36 Inches
  • Bloom Color: White

Prefers full sun and average to dry sites. Easily grown in low fertility soil, including clay.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
April
May
Foliage Color
Blue-Green
Additional Information about Baptisia alba

Root system resents disturbance once established. Good Lupine substitute for the south.