Thermopsis caroliniana (Carolina Lupine)

Height: 3-4 feet (in bloom)
Spread: 3 feet
Light: Sun
Soil: Average, well-drained soil
Description: With unique, medium-green leaflets in groupings of three, this fabulous perennial closely resembles Baptisia, or false indigo. Thermopsis is primarily grown for its 18" spikes of bright yellow pea-like flowers in early spring (mid-April. Useful in the middle of the border for early spring color, or in meadow or wildflower gardens. It is very drought tolerant once established. Native.


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