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Baptisia australis

Blue Wild Indigo, False Indigo

  • Category: Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:36-48 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Blue/Purple

A stately indigo blue shrubby perennial that is suitable for the back of a border, hedge, or as an accent plant. Black seed pods add late season interest.

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Soil Moisture
Moist
Organic
Very Adaptable
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Winter
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
May - June
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Baptisia australis

Once established, Baptisia is very drought resistant. Performs best in rich soil with regular watering.