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

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

Baptisia alba, or White Wild Indigo has dark black stems and creamy white flowers in The Gravel Garden.

Baptisia alba 2 x or White Wild Indigo has dark black stems and creamy white flowers in The Gravel Garden.

Baptisia australis Blue Wild Indigo Rattleweed 20_Seeds

Baptisia australis Blue Wild Indigo Rattleweed 20_Seeds

Baptisia australis (Blue Wild Indigo); my favorite false indigo.  Plants and seeds available here.

Probably the most familiar and wide-ranging of Baptisias, Blue Wild Indigo can provide an early deep blue flare in spring in native plantings where its bushy structure complements summer bloomers.

WILD INDIGO (False Indigo) Baptisia Australis

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

Baptisia Australis (Wild Blue Indigo or Wild False Indigo) -- native N-American perennial.

Baptisia Australis (Wild Blue Indigo or Wild False Indigo) -- native N-American perennial. Host plant for California Dogface caterpillars

Baptisia might just be the perfect Midwest plant! Here's why: http://www.midwestliving.com/blog/life/the-one-native-perennial-everyone-should-plant/ #gardening #garden

The One Native Perennial Everyone Should Plant

Baptisia australis -  Wild Indigo  Back of border; gorgeous colour and clumping habit is architectural; nitrogen fixing - helps improve the soil naturally

Baptisia australis (false INDIGO, wild INDIGO) -- Native to woodland and grassland in eastern and southern North America _____________________________ Reposted by Dr. Veronica Lee, DNP (Depew/Buffalo, NY, US)

Purple Smokebush, yellow Wild Indigo, and deep blue Italian Bugloss intermingle on The Long Border, Chanticleer Garden.

Purple Smokebush, yellow Wild Indigo, and deep blue Italian Bugloss intermingle on The Long Border, Chanticleer Garden.

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