Baptisia bracteata

Baptisia bracteata


Photo credit: Frank Mayfield, via Wikimedia Commons

Cream Wild Indigo Category:


Soil: Mesic (Medium)to Xeric) Dry
Sun: Full to Part
Height: 1.5′-2.5′
Color: Cream
Bloom: May-June
Flowers: The flowers are typical of the pea family.
Leaves: The leaves are alternate, then divide into 3 oblong leaflets on each petiole or leaf stem.

 Suggested Uses:

Similar to the White Wild Indigo, this beautiful plant has creamy white flowers an umbrella-like stature and does well in dry  sandy and gravelly soils! Stunning! Attracts native bees!

 Interesting Facts:

Medicinal Uses: Once used to treat cuts and fevers. An ointment from pulverized seeds and buffalo fat was used to treat colic.
Food Uses:
Other Uses:
More Information:
Name: The Greek word baptizein means “to dye”.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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