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False Indigo

Baptisia australis


  • Annual/Perennial: Perennial
  • Height: 3 - 4 feet
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: April - May
  • Sun Exposure: Sun - Part Sun
  • Soil Conditions: Dry to Moist
  • Spacing: 3 feet on center
  • Culture

    Do not disturb the deep roots.  Cut back ded stems in winter or early spring.

    Landscape Character

    Blue-gray stems and leaves with a bushy shape.  This plant is very long-lived.  Large seed pods turn black.

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