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Baptisia alba var. macrophylla

Synonym(s) Baptisia leucantha; B. lactea; B. pendula var. macrophylla
Common name white false indigo; prairie false indigo
Family fabaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers white (spring)
Size 2-4'
Light sun-part shade
From seed scarify, germinate at warm room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

This one holds its flowers erectly above the mound of bluish-green leaves. Comparisons with other white/cream-colored baptisias will hopefully follow in a few years - these take a long time to reach mature size in my experience.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '07 trade (collected in '06). Sandpapered, baggy 75F (55%G, 22-44d)

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