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Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight'

wild indigo

Elegant spikes of creamy yellow blooms grace tidy blue-green foliage in early summer. Long-blooming and tough, a dazzling addition to the native plant palette. A hybrid of B. sphaerocarpa and B. alba, found by Rob Gardener of NC Botanical Gardens.

Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight' wild indigo from North Creek Nurseries

Baptisia 'Purple Smoke'

wild indigo

Discovered by Rob Gardener of the North Carolina Botanical Gardens and introduced by Niche Gardens of Chapel Hill, NC. Apparently a chance hybrid of B. australis and B. alba, this has the charcoal-gray stems of alba and the blue color from australe, although it is more purple than B. australe. It is a good and vigorous grower and destined to be very much treasured.

Baptisia 'Purple Smoke' wild indigo from North Creek Nurseries

Baptisia australis

Baptisia australis

false blue indigo
Blue spikes of pea-shaped flowers resemble the tall racemes of lupines in May and early June. A slow to mature, but very rewarding native garden perennial. Found in open woods, river banks and sandy floodplains, New York to Nebraska to Georgia.
Baptisia australis '' false blue indigo from North Creek Nurseries

Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screaming Yellow'

wild indigo

A riot of yellow in late spring and early summer! Larry Loman of Ridgecrest Nursery in Wynne, Arkansas selected this brilliant yellow-gold Baptisia for the bodacious and profuse flower display, deep green foliage, and compact rounded habit.

Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screaming Yellow' wild indigo from North Creek Nurseries

Bouteloua curtipendula

sideoats grama

This drought-tolerant, warm season grass is often over-looked as a specimen; however the unique flowers serve as a striking focal point in a small garden and mixes well in meadow plantings, as its stature compliments others well in the spring. 

Bouteloua curtipendula '' sideoats grama from North Creek Nurseries