Baptisia alba 'Ivory Towers' emerges with purple tinged, asparagus like shoots in spring. 'Ivory Towers' is a vase-shaped plant whose blue-green foliage starts high up the stems, which are topped by tall spires of pure white, pea-shaped blooms in late spring or early summer. Also known as White or Wild False Indigo, Baptisia alba is a shrubby, long-lived perennial.
Baptisia alba is native to the central US, extending from NE, OK, and TX eastward to the Atlantic. It is naturally found in prairies, open woodlands and roadsides. Bumblebees pollinate the flowers and caterpillars of several skippers, butterflies and moths feed on the foliage. It naturally enhances soil fertility.
Baptisia alba 'Ivory Towers' prefers full sun and average, well-drained soil. It is very drought tolerant once established.