Baptisia australis 'Alba' - WHITE FLOWERING FORM OF BLUE WILD INDIGO

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Rare white flowering form of Baptisia australis - Blue Wild Indigo - with the same great shape = wide vase shape clump (White Wild Indigo - Baptisia alba usually forms taller and looser clumps).

Robust and dense clumps, long-lived and drought tolerant perennial (once established).

Easy to grow and adaptable to many soils. Queen Bumblebees are the primary pollinators, but it will attract butterflies too. Deer and rabbit resistant plant.

Native perennials to Eastern United States, found in open woods and along stream sides.

Hardiness zones 3-9.

Spikes of pure white pea-shaped flowers appear in late spring, followed by ornamental seed pods later on. The plants grow in bushy, branched, wide vase clumps, that remind of smaller shrub.

Average size is 3-4' tall and wide.

It will grow in any soil, even sandy, rocky or pure clay, soil can be dry to moderately moist.

This is an easy, low maintenance perennial, perfect for sunny border, cottage gardens, prairies, meadows, native plant gardens and public spaces too. Effective in naturalized settings. Best as a specimen or in small groups.

Great combo is with Amsonia, Coreopsis, Penstemon, Echinacea, grasses, Peonies and Roses. 

Pictures copyright : Tom Morris, Flickr

Pot Size : square 3.5" x 4" deep perennial pot