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Looking for a beautiful perennial for your garden? Look no further than the Baptisia australis, also known as Blue Wild Indigo. This stunning plant is perfect for adding a pop of color to any landscape.

 

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:

It thrives in well-drained, medium to dry soil, making it a great option for a variety of garden settings.

 

LIGHT REQUIREMENTS:

For best results, plant the Baptisia australis in full sun to partial shade, as it requires at least 6 hours of sunlight per day.

 

SIZE:

The plant can reach a height of 3-4 feet and a spread of 2-3 feet, making it a great choice as a background or focal point in a garden bed.

 

BLOOM TIME/COLOR:

Baptisia australis blooms in late spring to early summer, featuring gorgeous spikes of deep blue or violet flowers that are sure to attract pollinators to your garden.

 

 

COMPANION PLANTS:

It pairs well with other April/May blooming perennials such as peonies, irises, and Phlox stolonifera.

 

LARVAL HOST:

As an added bonus, the Baptisia australis serves as a larval host for the Wild Indigo Duskywing butterfly, making it a valuable addition to any butterfly garden. Bring a touch of beauty and ecological significance to your landscape with the Baptisia australis!

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baptisia australis (Blue Wild Indigo)

$15.00Price
May 1st
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