Yellow Wild Indigo (Baptisia tinctoria)
Bloom Colour: yellow,
Spread: 1-2 feet
Soil Moisture: Dry to Moist, Drought tolerant, loam or sandy soils.
Water Use: Medium
Hardiness Zone 3-9 (click here to find your plant hardiness zone)
Pea-like flowers and shrub-like form make this an interesting addition to a sunny garden. This is a nitrogen fixing plant that will help to nourish your soil which makes it an excellent companion plant.
Yellow Wild Indigo Attracts: Bees , Butterflies
And is a host plant for: Frosted Elfin butterfly (Callophrys irus), Wild Indigo Duskywing butterfly (Erynnis baptisia), Clouded Sulphur butterfly (Colias philodice). Attracts other butterflies, native bees and bumble bees.