Baptisia australis

£3.99

from 3 units: £3.49

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Description :

Baptisia australis was selected as the 2010 Perennial Plant of the Year

Native to the eastern United States Baptisia australis (pronounced bap-TIS-ee-uh / aw-STRAL-iss) belongs to the Fabaceae or pea family.

It is also known as blue wild indigo or blue false indigo and has violet-blue, lupin-like flowers which bloom in June for three to four weeks. Combined with the bluish foliage the effect is quite remarkable.

Baptisia australis is an excellent plant for the edge of a sunny border or to naturalise in a natural garden.

Blue wild indigo is undemanding and will adapt to most situations, whether planted on its own or in a group, with spring-flowering bulbs (Allium) or in a mixed border for interesting floral compositions.

Height: up to 1 m. Grow in the sun in well-drained, ordinary soil, which can be poor and dry. It can withstand temporary drought. Hardy.

Baptisia australis is rather slow growing, but once established will not disappoint you.

Photo credit: Perennial Plant Association


- 9,5cm pot

- Hardiness zones : zone 7-10
- Height: 70 to 100cm
- Plant spacing: 60 cm

- Flower colour: blue
- Flowering period: summer flowers
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