Long-lived perennial, but slower to establish (like other Baptisia).
Regular mounds of gray-green leaves, smaller yellow flowers in May/June- June, followed by marble-sized round seed pods (the shape is typical for this species).
Full sun is the best, half shade is tolerated. Average soil to clayish or gritty, adaptable.
Medium moist, medium-dry to dry soils.
Deer and rabbit resistant, attracts pollinators (bumblebees, bees)
Heat, humidity and drought tolerant plants. Hardy in zones 4 to 9.
Native perennials to south-central USA, see the USDA distribution map.
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