Yellow False Indigo
An essential food source for frosted elfin butterfly caterpillars.
General Product Information:
Item Number: BAPTIN04
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: 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:
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain:
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 then 0.5% of the total.