Cream Wild Indigo

Baptisia leucophaea

An elegant plant with smooth, waxy leaves and lovely cascading branches of cream-colored, pea-blossom flower clusters. Blooms from early May to mid-June. Later in the year, an entire plant may break off at its base and roll around in the wind as a means of dispersing its seed, similar to a tumbleweed. Attracts bees and butterflies. Not a dye plant.

Water: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: 18 to 24” tall

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Prairie savannah soils

Origin: The plains and prairies of the United States

Additional Characteristics: Nitrogen Fixer

Cream Wild Indigo