Baptisia Australis - false indigo - "carfefree plant" - likes acidic, sandy soil - tall, 3'

Baptisia Australis (False Indigo, Wild Indigo)

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. False indigo develops deep taproots, so site it in a spot for the long term. It self-seeds modestly, and it's safe to move seedlings when small. Grows up to 4 feet high and wide in Zones 3 to 9.

10 Plants That Self-Seed for Prairie-Style Gardens

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

Baptisia australis Plant- violet- blue pea flowers 36"

Baptisia australis Plant

A spectacular, US native, which has gray-green trifoliate leaves, that give way to indigo blue pea-like flowers in late spring and throughout early summer. The flowers are borne on tall columnar spike

Baptisia australis (Blue false or wild indigo) A long-time garden favorite, it produces large spires of violet-blue flowers in late spring to early summer on a rounded mound of foliage that remains attractive throughout the season. Hardy in Zones 3-9, it gets 3-4 feet tall and wide.

HGIC 1184 Baptisia (False or Wild Indigo) : Extension : Clemson University : South Carolina

Growing Wild Blue Indigo (Baptisia australis): Baptisia australis blooms for several weeks in early to mid-summer.

Growing False Indigo (Baptisia australis)

Growing Wild Blue Indigo (Baptisia australis): Baptisia australis blooms for several weeks in early to mid-summer.

Growing False Indigo (Baptisia australis)

Growing False Indigo (Baptisia australis)

False Indigo (Baptisia australi) is a native plant with stunning blue flowers and pea-like foliage. Growing tips and advice for Blue False Indigo.

WILD INDIGO (False Indigo) Baptisia Australis

WILD INDIGO (False Indigo) Baptisia Australis Needs full sun to be in good form Looks great with peonies

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Baptisia australis

Baptisia australis (False blue indigo) Habit: Herb Height (in): 36-48 Bloom Color: Blue Bloom Time: Apr-Jul  Blue spikes of pea-shaped flowers resemble the tall racemes of lupines in May and early June. A slow to mature, but very rewarding native garden perennial. Found in open woods, river banks and sandy floodplains, New York to Nebraska to Georgia.

Blue False Indigo Beautiful purple flower spikes appear in late spring to early summer above blue-tinted leaves on this shrubby native.

Baptisia australis - blue false indigo - herbaceous pernnial - ht & spread: 3-4', blooms indigo blue May-June - full sun to part shade - dry to medium water - low maintenance - attracts butterflies - attractive black seed pods

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.

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