Cream Wild Indigo (Baptisia bracteata)

Cream Wild Indigo (Baptisia bracteata)

A short bushy plant with cream-colored flowers that bloom in late spring. Great for dry, sunny spots. Leaves turn black in the fall and look nice in winter.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Medium, Dry
Height:    2 feet
Blooms:    May, June
Color:    Cream
Spacing:    2-3′
Zones:    3-9
Benefits:    Pollinators, Birds

Design Tips

This creates a large, low mound and should be scattered individually around a garden. It may take 2-3 years to bloom, but is extremely long-lived.

Companion Plants

Prairie Smoke
Blue Grama Grass
Bradbury’s Monarda
Prairie Phlox