The muted, bluish tones in the leaves give a break to the wall of green a garden can take. The pea-like blue flowers resemble lupines and are one of my favorite flowers.
This is a nitrogen fixing plant and can be used as part of an orchard or perennial garden system.
Baptisia grows slowly over time into a multistemmed shrub. Seed pods are fun to use as rattles or make a nice accent in a dried flower arrangement.
Occurs naturally in thickets, streambanks, and rich woods.
Source: local ecotype
Size: 4.5" deep
☀ Grows in part sun, average to dry soil. 3-4’ high and wide.
✿ Flower time: April/May
❆ Winter interest
Picking up your order:
Fernwey Native Nursery is an urban homestead located in Elizabethtown, PA. Pickups can be made here at the nursery or at one of the market + events dates and locations listed. Please specify on the checkout page when and where you plan to pick up. Orders placed will not be available for same day pick up. If picking up from the nursery, you will receive an email to schedule your pick up.