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Baptisia australis

False Indigo

Tall dark blue spikes of pea-like flowers over leathery blue-green foliage. Attractive gray-black seed pods in fall and winter. Native. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Root system resents disturbance once established.

Prefers full sun and average to dry sites. Easily grown in low fertility soil, including clay.

SKU

Description

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Pricing

96872 4 qt. 1 - $13.49 Ea.

Height:

36-48 Inches

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Spread:

48-60 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3-9

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Bloom Color:

Blue

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Flowering Months
April
May
Foliage Color
Blue-Green
Attributes
Clay Soil
Coastal
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Interesting Notes

Good Lupine substitute for the south. Prefers average to dry sites.

Baptisia australis (False Indigo)