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Baptisia minor

False Indigo

Spikes of indigo-blue, pea-like blooms on a smaller version of B. australis.  Leathery blue-green foliage. Attractive black seed pods in fall and winter. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant.


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Commercial Login
  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:15-24 Inches
  • Spread:36-48 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
Attributes
Clay Soil
Coastal
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Additional Information about Baptisia minor

Root system resents disturbance once established. Good Lupine substitute for the south.