Baptista False Indigo Type: Perennials Height: Tall (Plant apart) Bloom Time: Early Summer to Summer Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny Zones: Find Your Zone Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy Flower Color / Accent: Blue / Blue
False Indigo (Baptisia australis) is a big perennial that's tough as nails, false indigo kicks off summer with spires of pure blue (cultivars come in a variety of other colors). Its rounded form makes a great contrast to the verticality of prairie grasses
Low-maintenance Perennials (MO) - Baptisia australis blue false indigo Herbaceous perennial I love the fullness of this plant. It looks like a shrub. The dried seedpods that turn black are worth waiting for. Plant takes a few years to fill out.