False Indigo (Baptisia australis)
Copyright: Fred Miller
(aka Wild Blue Indigo) This attractive stalk-like plant offers beautiful blue or white clusters of flowers. It has pretty blue-green leaves that stand out in a garden just as much as the blooms. False Indigo can grow up to 4 feet tall. It produces a large taproot and is difficult to transplant, so plant in an area where you will enjoy it for many years. False Indigos will add an element of completion to any garden.
Where to Buy False Indigo Plants:
False Indigo is a Host Plant for:Wild Indigo Duskywing, Silver-spotted Skipper, Hoary Edge Skipper, and more
False Indigo Specifications:
Color(s): Blue, white
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Soil: Moderate water
Average Height: 3 ft. to 6 ft.
Average Spread: 4 ft.
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9