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Baptisia lactea (leucantha)
Common Name: False Indigo Family: Fabaceae (The Legume Family)

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A mid to back of the border anchor with luminous, airy, white lupine-like flower spikes and dark green foliage. The curly black seed pods are lovely in flower arrangements.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Sandy pine woods, prairies and river banks.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height4-6'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread2-3'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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