Baptisia tinctoria, PA Ecotype
Yellow False Indigo, PA Ecotype
An essential food source for frosted elfin butterfly caterpillars.
General Product Information:
Item Number: BAPTIN01
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Uplands & Meadows
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Habitat: Dry sandy soils, clearings, dry open woods.
Bloom Period: June to August
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 16 in
pH: 5.8 – 7.0
Pollinator Value: Medium
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 300,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.1% and not more than 0.5% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine