Baptisia australis, False blue indigo, wild blue indigo

Baptisia australis, False blue indigo, wild blue indigo
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  • Item #: PP11
  • Attractive Flowers:
  • Average - Dry soil:
  • Average to moist soil:
  • Average Wildlife Value:
  • Beneficial Insects:
  • Butterflies:
  • Drought tolerant:
  • Drought Tolerant:
  • Dry-Moist Soil:
  • Full - Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
  • Herbaceous plant:
  • Hummingbirds:
  • Moist Soil:
  • Native To Mountain Regions:
  • Native to Piedmont Regions:
  • Part Sun - Part Shade :
  • Perennial:
  • Pollinator support:
  • Sandy soil, coarse texture:
  • Songbirds:
  • Status not yet determined- :
  • Threatened / Endangered:
  • Full Sun:
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Botanic Name (s):     Baptisia australis  

Common Name(s):    Wild blue indigo, false blue indigo, blue wild indigo  

Mature height :3-5ft

Mature spread:3-5ft

Flower Color:Blueish purple

Bloom Time:May-June


Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     Part Sun    

Soil moisture:    Dry   Average    Moist 

Soil Type: 

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay       

Sandy soil, coarse texture                                                                                          

Native Habitat:      Open woods, alluvial thickets, streambanks, floodplains               

Notes:           Tolerates poor soils, flowers vary showy, shrublike form                            

Average Wildlife Value:     Beneficial Insects          Butterflies               Hummingbirds     Songbirds                       

FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands 

Native To Mountain Regions                                                

Native to Piedmont Regions                                                                                           

Threatened / Endangered:        Indiana, Maryland, Ohio    

Native Perennial/Wildflower

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