Cream Wild Indigo - Baptisia bracteata from Ancient Roots Native Nursery

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Baptisia bracteata

Cream Wild Indigo
4.25 Pot First year plant - $6.50
7 Pot Second year plant - $10.00
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Blooms May - June First year plants available in spring

  • »  Showy cream-White Blooms
  • »  Early spring bloomer
  • »  Attractive seed pods

This low maintenance perennial takes on a small shrub appearance which brightens every garden. Small bright creamy flowers against dark green foliage are one of the first of the growing season to bloom and provide a nectar source. The genus Baptisia are legumes which can aid in the fixation of atmospheric nitrogen. They are also a host plant for 5 species of moths and butterflies (NWF). When the blooms are finished the seed pods turn almost black and rattle when shaken or brushed. The seeds continue winter interest and are a food source for songbirds.