Baptisia False Indigo


Baptisia australis

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Baptisia australis

2010 Perennial Plant of the Year
Gently spreading to erect perennial with glaucous stem and palmate, mid-to deep green leaves, each with 3 ovate to inversely lance-shaped leaflets. In early summer bears many blue-racemes of dark blue flowers, often flecked with white or cream, followed by black seed pods. Useful in flower arrangements. Grow in open, porous, preferably sandy soil in full sun. Deadheading after flowering to encourage more blooms.


Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Light: Full Sun to filter sun

Mature Growth: 5 feet tall – 2 feet wide

Soil: Well drained sandy soil

Plant Size when available: 1 gallon, 3 gallon

Wildlife: Flowers are attractive to butterflies & bees.

Additional information

Weight 7 lbs