Cream false indigo

Baptisia bracteata

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Cream false indigo (Baptisia bracteata)
Genus:  Baptisia

Information below provided by Prairie Nursery

"Cream false indigo is an exquisite native perennial with a wide, bushy habit and cascading branches bearing foot-long flower spikes. Treasured for its clusters of lush cream flowers, Cream False Indigo is extremely long-lived and individual plants are known to live for decades. This early blooming prairie plant is essential for queen bumblebees as they emerge from hibernation in the spring. The attractive velvety gray-green leaves and large seed pods turn dark gray or black in the fall, adding great contrast and interest in the late season garden."

Care: 

Can be damaged by wind and it needs support from companion plants. The flowering is more showy with drier soils.

Overview

Height
1 to 2 ft.
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Acidic, well-drained soil
Characteristics
Attracts Bees
Bloom Time
Spring
Flower Color
White
Foliage Color
Green
Tolerance
Deer Tolerant,
Drought Tolerant
Type
Perennials

Baptisia bracteata