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Baptisia tinctoria (Wild Indigo)
The source for this remedy is the wild indigo plant. The Northern American Indians discovered the anti-bacterial properties of this herb and they used it for paint. Baptisia is an acute remedy for cases of quickly arising infections and inflammations, leading...
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False blue indigo deserves a spot in the garden
First on the list is Baptisia australis. Adaptable, low maintenance, drought tolerant, long lived, dependable and rugged are all words used to describe this native plant.
Nancy Brewster, horticulturist, author and volunteer, dies
She was known for her peonies, baptisia and espaliered witch hazel and clematis," Mrs. Evander said. "She was always modest about what she accomplished.
Blundering Gardener: Love butterflies? Learn how to feed caterpillars
Other plants that will leave your garden looking moth-eaten but attract pretty winged creatures as well as worms include milkweed, (both the leaves and the flowers) and baptisia (bees and caterpillars like this plant).
'Essential Perennials' is essential guidebook for planting today's gardens
Baptisia, Hakonechloa grass and Ligularia are good ones, too, but one person's deer herd is different from mine. There's nothing that will keep plants absolutely safe except barbed wire. Q: Any words of caution for novice gardeners?
Garden clubbers learn about native, invasive plants
“Native plants that are good to plant include milkweed, butterfly weed, swamp milkweed, purple coneflower, monardia, black-eyed susan, Culver's root and baptisia,” he said.

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