Baptisia australis (Blue Wild Indigo)
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Baptisia australis

Blue Wild Indigo

Bushy plant with blue-green pea-like foliage; attractive all summer. Flowers are indigo-blue in long terminal erect racemes. Produces fruit in the form of a 2-3" long pod that turns black when mature.
Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 3-4 ft
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Time: April,May
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
20162.1G #1 0
20162.38 38 Flat 6
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Fall Color
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Native Plant Community
Mesic Prairie
Savanna
Woodland
Flower Color
Blue
Flower Hue
Dark
Flower Height
3' to 4'
Flower Type
Raceme
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Coarse
Divide
Every Five Years or Longer
Prune Time
Fall
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1"
Growth Rate
Slow
Origin
Greater Midwest

Possible Substitution Plants

Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise'