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Baptisia 'Ivory Towers' (False Indigo)

Upright narrow panicles of crisp white pea-like flowers bloom on dark purple stems adorned with blue-green clover-like foliage. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
4-5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft wide
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Nativar

Bright orange/yellow flowers bloom on top of tall hairy stems, and give way to seed pods. Leaves are speared and narrow. Despite it’s common name, this particular species of milkweed has no milky sap. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer to early fall
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer resistant
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Drought resistant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Vivid daisy-like flowers sporting rosy purple petals that surround a red-orange cone bloom on top of strong stems. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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A myriad of glistening steel-blue flowers are tightly packed on spiny, pincushion-like blooms and silver blue stems that rise above smooth blue green, deeply toothed, textured leaves that, during the cooler nights, possess variegated pink edging. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2.5-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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Bright yellow, brown cone, leaves covered with bristly hairs, moderate growth rate, blooms early summer to early fall, full sun to partial shade, 2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide.

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Yellow flowers, dark green foliage, scent of anise(black licorice) when bruised. blooms late summer to mid fall. 2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide, moderate growth rate, full sun to partial shade.

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Blue green, red brown blooms, moderate growth rate, blooms mid summer to early fall, full sun to partial shade.

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Upright narrow panicles of creamy white pea-like flowers bloom on dark stems adorned with blue-green clover-like foliage. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
2-4 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft wide
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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Upright narrow panicles of bright yellow pea-like flowers bloom on tall stems adorned with blue-green clover-like foliage. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
2-3 ft tall x 2-5 ft wide
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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