Blue False Indigo

Baptisia australis


Plants form a tall bushy clump of gray-green foliage with long spikes of violet-blue flowers. Drought tolerant once established. 2010 Perennial Plant of the Year. Image courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company



Height: 36-48″

Spread: 36-48″

Light Needs: Full Sun to Part Shade

Hardiness Zone: 3

Foliage Colour: Green

Growth Habit: Upright, Spreading

Flower Colour: Violet-Blue

Blooms: June to July

Key Features: Cut Flowers, Attracts Butterflies/Bees, Deer Resistant

Landscape Uses: Borders, General Gardening, Mass Planting