Baptisia tinctoria - Wild Indigo


Baptisia tinctoria (Wild Indigo) is an herbaceaous perennial native to the U.S. Northeast.  Its grows in average, dry to medium soil in full sun to part shade.  It has beautiful yellow flowers in spring that attract pollinators.

Common Name: wild indigo  
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Fabaceae
Native Range: Eastern United States
Zone: 3 to 9
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: Yellow to cream colored
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Flower: Showy
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Drought, Erosion, Dry Soil

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