Species Name:  Baptisia australis

Common Name: Blue False Indigo

Zone: 4 to 8  

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Moisture: Dry to Medium

Soil Types: Sand, Loam, Clay

Fertility: Poor to Medium

pH: 5.0 – 6.5 does not like alkaline soils.

Bloom Time: Late Spring, May - June

Habit: A deep rooted and long lived perennial which enables it to survive drought
and last for years; Grows into a large bush like perennial.
Flower spikes covered in clusters of pea like blue flowers in spring.
Plant in dry to medium well drained soils or use a specimen plant in the garden.

Baptisia australis

  Baptisia australis