Baptisia australis

Common name: Blue Wild Indigo

Native plant

This Indigo has a neat, bushy growth habit and abundant racemes of indigo blue to purple very showy flowers.  Flowers are replaced with oblong seed pods characteristic of plants in this genus.  It is nitrogen fixing, drought tolerant and prefers slightly acidic soils.  

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Pint

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Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

Plant Details

Plant type

Forb

Soil type

Dry Mesic, Mesic, Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Bloom period

Spring

Environment

New construction, Road-side/salt tolerant

General information

Mature height
2 Feet
Mature width
2 Feet
Max height
5 Feet
Max width
6 Feet
Growth rate
Moderate
Flower color
Blue
Fall color
Yellow

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Nitrogen fixer

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