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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: Apr, May
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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20162.38 38 Flat 0
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Plant Characteristics


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
Prune Time
• Fall
Flower Form
• Single
Growth Rate
• Slow
Origin
• Greater Midwest