Baptisia australis - Blue Wild Indigo
Blue Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis) forms a woody base, and is a large bush-like perennial. It has attractive blue-green foliage with a shrub-like growth habit and turns a silvery-gray in the fall. It produces dense clusters of blue-purple flowers that are pea-like on upright 4-16 inch long terminal spikes and are followed by black seed pods. In its first few years, this long-lived plant develops mostly below ground, but after the first couple years the blooms become more pronounced as the plant matures.
Soil Moisture: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 3' - 5'
Spread: 2' - 3'
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 10
Bloom Color: Blue-Purple
Bloom Time: June, July
Attracts: Pollinators, Hummingbirds
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