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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.

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

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Description

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Pricing

96871 4 qt. 1 - $13.49 Ea.

Height:

24-36 Inches

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Spread:

30-36 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4-9

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Bloom Color:

White

Characteristics & Attributes

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
Attributes
Clay Soil
Coastal
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Interesting Notes

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

Baptisia alba (White False Indigo)