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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.


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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:48-60 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Blue

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

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
Additional Information about Baptisia australis

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