White Wild Indigo

White Wild Indigo

Latin Name: Baptisia leucantha

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Sun

Moisture: Dry-Mesic / Mesic / Wet-Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam / Clay

Size: 3-5 feet

Color: White

Bloom Time: June / July

Description: This is an excellent specimen plant. It is a very striking member of the Pea family, with cones of vivid white flowers. It is a real stand out in the prairie or garden. The smooth green-blue leaves are attractive all summer. It is slow growing but very long lived. Transplants may require 2 years before blooming while seeds can take 4-5 years to bloom. It is slow, but well worth the wait.