Dwarf Baptisia (Blue False Indigo)

Baptisia australis varr. minor

Full Sun to light shade. Nitrogen fixing flower 18-24″ tall and wide

Very showy blue flowers cover this perenial lugume for about 3 weeks in the spring, followed by ornamental black bean pods. Not edible, but not poisonous like lupines. The foliage is compact and very attractive all season long, reaching 18-24″ tall and wide. Nitrogen Fixer. North American native plant.

3″ pots $3.50, Quart pots $7, Gallon* pots $14

Plants are rarely available in ALL sizes listed, and availability of plants varies from day to day. Please call before you come to check availability.

Hybrids mix Baptisia (Blue False Indigo)

Baptisia australis

Full Sun to light shade. Nitrogen fixing flower 3-4′ tall

Very showy sweet-pea type flower spikes cover this perenial lugume for about 3 weeks in the spring, followed by ornamental black bean pods. This is a mix of different colors, so every plant is a surprise! You will likely get a shade of blue, but possibly white, yellow or purple-brown. Not edible, but not poisonous like lupines. Vigorous grower once established, reaches 3-4′ tall and has potential as a nitrogen contributing “chop and drop” plant. Nitrogen Fixer. North American native plant.

3″ pots $3.50, Quart pots $7, Gallon* pots $14

Plants are rarely available in ALL sizes listed, and availability of plants varies from day to day. Please call before you come to check availability.

Carolina Lupine

Thermopsis caroliniana

Full Sun to light shade. Showy yellow lupine-like flowers. Native, nitrogen fixing, 3-5′ tall, similar to Baptisia but earlier blooming.

Showy yellow flowers cover this native perenial lugume in early spring, followed by ornamental black bean pods. Not technically a lupine despite the common name – it is not edible, but not poisonous like lupines. Vigorous grower once established, reaches 3-5′ tall and has potential as a nitrogen contributing “chop and drop” plant. Nitrogen Fixer. North American native plant.

3″ pots $3.50, Quart pots $7

Plants are rarely available in ALL sizes listed, and availability of plants varies from day to day. Please call before you come to check availability.

Illinois Bundle Flower

Desmanthus illinoensis

Full to Part Sun. Native perennial legume, high nitrogen fixing capacity, edible seeds.

Nitrogen Fixer. North American native plant.

3″ pots $3.50, Quart pots $7

Plants are rarely available in ALL sizes listed, and availability of plants varies from day to day. Please call before you come to check availability.

Bull Birdsfood Trefoil

Lotus corniculatus

Full Sun to part shade. Vigorous nitrogen fixer, showy yellow flowers, spreads, excellent beneficial insect plant, mowable/walkable

Nitrogen Fixer. .

3″ pots $3.50, Quart pots $7

Plants are rarely available in ALL sizes listed, and availability of plants varies from day to day. Please call before you come to check availability.

Brambleberry Red Ladino Clover

Trifolium repens

Full Sun to part shade. Low growing, vigorous ornamental groundcover

A Brambleberry original! We found a random color mutation of ladino clover growing in our pasture and have been selecting it for good color and hardiness. It has proven to be much more adaptable, winter hardy and vigorous than the smaller ornamental clovers available in the conventional nursery trade. Nitrogen Fixer. .

3″ pots $3.50, Quart pots $7

Plants are rarely available in ALL sizes listed, and availability of plants varies from day to day. Please call before you come to check availability.

Misc. Nitrogen fixing flowers/shrubs

Full Sun to light shade. We stock a variety of ornamental nitrogen fixers – call or message for current stock availability

Nitrogen Fixer. .

3″ pots $3.50, Quart pots $7

Plants are rarely available in ALL sizes listed, and availability of plants varies from day to day. Please call before you come to check availability.

Pentaphyllum Dwarf Clover

Trifolium repens

Full Sun to part shade. Low growing, non-invasive ornamental groundcover

This beautiful ornamental ground cover is a cultivar of dutch white clover that has been bred to be very well behaved for the flower bed. It is not at all aggressive or invasive like dutch white clover and does not flower much (and therefore doesn’t spread by seed). Needs well drained soil. Dark reddish green leaves with a thin green border. Nitrogen Fixer. .

3″ pots $3.50, Quart pots $7

Plants are rarely available in ALL sizes listed, and availability of plants varies from day to day. Please call before you come to check availability.

Red Feather Clover

Trifolium rubens

Full Sun to part shade. Ornamental flowering clover. Clump growing non-spreading.

Nitrogen Fixer. .

3″ pots $3.50, Quart pots $7

Plants are rarely available in ALL sizes listed, and availability of plants varies from day to day. Please call before you come to check availability.

Dragon’s Blood Dwarf Clover

Trifolium repens

Full Sun to part shade. Low growing, non-invasive ornamental groundcover

This beautiful ornamental ground cover is a cultivar of dutch white clover that has been bred to be very well behaved for the flower bed. It is not at all aggressive or invasive like dutch white clover and does not flower much (and therefore doesn’t spread by seed). Needs well drained soil. Light green leaves with spashes of red. Nitrogen Fixer. .

3″ pots $3.50, Quart pots $7

Plants are rarely available in ALL sizes listed, and availability of plants varies from day to day. Please call before you come to check availability.

Russell’ Hybrids Mix Lupine

Lupinus polyphyllus

Full Sun to part shade. Showy flower spikes grow to 3′ tall. Nitrogen fixing. Plant and seeds are poisonous.

Nitrogen Fixer. .

3″ pots $3.50, Quart pots $7

Plants are rarely available in ALL sizes listed, and availability of plants varies from day to day. Please call before you come to check availability.

Purple Hyacynth Bean (Lablab)

Full Sun to part shade. Showy purple flowers and foliage cover this annual climbing bean. Nitrogen fixing. Pods and seeds are poisonous unless specially prepared.

Nitrogen Fixer. .

3″ pots $2, Quart pots $4

Plants are rarely available in ALL sizes listed, and availability of plants varies from day to day. Please call before you come to check availability.