White Wild Indigo (Baptisia alba) has beautiful, pea-like blossoms on long spikes that bring a showy pop to any garden space. Popular with pollinators, bumblebees and caterpillars of butterflies feed on nectar and the foliage. A quick-growing plant, the new shoots can be mistaken for asparagus in the spring. Looks stunning around garden borders. Part of the legume family.
Wet and cold stratification required. Mix seeds with moist substrate (vermiculite, perlite or moss) and place in a plastic bag and refrigerate for 6-8 weeks. Sow seed at soil surface. Do not let seedling dry out while it is establishing.
Sow directly outdoors in late fall to overwinter.