Cream Wild Indigo
Baptisia leucophaea (Baptisia bracteata var. leucophaea)
Small specimen of Cream Wild Indigo in flower
Cream pea-type flowers in long spike-like clusters (up to 1 foot long); pods that change from green to medium gray.
Partial shade; moist, well drained soils.
USDA Hardiness Zone
3 - 8
April - June
Pests and Problems
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
No serious insect or disease problems.
Found in prairies and open woods. Has a taproot which makes transplanting difficult. Endangered in Michigan.