Baptisia australis, False blue indigo, wild blue indigo, Native Wildflower


Baptisia australis, False blue indigo, wild blue indigo, Native wildflower

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Attractive Flowers:
Average – Dry soil:
Average to moist soil:
Average Wildlife Value:
Beneficial Insects:
Drought tolerant:
Drought Tolerant:
Dry-Moist Soil:
Full – Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
Herbaceous plant:
Moist Soil:
Native To Mountain Regions:
Native to Piedmont Regions:
Part Sun – Part Shade :
Pollinator support:
Sandy soil, coarse texture:
Status not yet determined- :
Threatened / Endangered:
Full Sun:
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