Baptisia australis | Blue False Indigo

Blue False Indigo is a clumping perennial with indigo-blue flowers that look similar to those of sweet peas. They bloom on spikes above the oval leaves; interesting inflated seed pods follow. Drought resistant and tolerant of poor soils. Canopy coverage: 13 square feet.

Water Requirement: low, moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -20F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 4 feet high

Width: 4 feet wide


Foliage Color: blue-green

Flower Color: blue

Flower Season: summer