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Cream Wild Indigo

Baptisia bracteata

Cream Wild Indigo is a spectacular specimen for the naturalized or formal flower garden. The blue-green foliage resembles a small rounded bush. Drooping spikes of creamy yellow, pea-like flowers bloom below the foliage in May or June followed by large, black seed pods in late summer.

Showy flowers
Great foliage
Interesting seed pods

More About Baptisia bracteata:

Cream Wild Indigo has a deep taproot which permits it to withstand dry conditions and heat.Cream Wild Indigo is also known by the botanical name, Baptisia leucophaea, Long Bracted Wild Indigo.

Gardening Suggestions for Cream Wild Indigo:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability. The attractive seed pods are used in flower arrangements.

Key Characteristics:

Average
Songbirds
Humming- birds
Midwest Native
Great Foliage
Butterflies
Height:
24-30 Inches
Spread:
24-30 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
3 - 9

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game
Butterflies
Humming- birds
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
Attributes
Great Foliage
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Specimen
Drought Tolerant
Icon Legend

Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage