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Baptisia australis 'American Goldfinch'

False Indigo

Golden yellow blooms on long spikes rise above the pretty green foliage on this bold, specimen worthy cultivar. It produces blooms for many weeks.

 

Prefers average to dry sites and is easily grown in poor soil including clay. Deep root system resents disturbance once established. Good Lupine substitute for the South. Hardy and long lived. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. North American native.

Height:

36-42 in

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Spread:

60 in

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Hardiness Zone:

4-9

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Bloom Color:

Yellow

Characteristics & Attributes

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

 Patent No: 30478