Blue Wild Indigo

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blue wild indigo
Blue Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis)
At a Glance
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Height: 3 to 4 Feet
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Bloom Season: June
  • ¬†Size: Tall

Features of Blue Wild Indigo

Body

Features purple flowers on dark purple stems with blue-green foliage. Has shrub-like growth habit. Long lived perennial. Slow growing. Reported to be deer and rabbit resistant.

Care

  • Needs moist, well-drained soil in sun location.
  • Prefers acidic soils and is drought tolerant once established.