Baptisia australis

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  • Common Name: Blue False Indigo
  • Plant Story:

    A great backbone plants available to American gardeners. A tall (3-4) plant, whose intense blue flowers appear in June above handsome, gray-green leaves that remain an attractive feature of the garden all summer. Bloom is followed by prominent dark seedpods that complement the foliage.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Summer
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Planting Zone: 3-9
  • Height: 3-4 ft
  • Spread: 3-4 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Borders, cottage gardens, woodland gardens, or naturalized gardens
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Is NativeEastern United States
  • Form: Upright
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Trim foliage after blooming to maintain a rounded appearance

Blue False Indigo - Additional Photos