False Indigo Truly Wonderful--Baptisia australis or Blue Wild Indigo is the most common variety, and is native to most of the Eastern and Central United States. It forms tall spikes of purple flowers, which are visited by long-tongued bees.
Baptista False Indigo Type: Perennials Height: Tall (Plant apart) Bloom Time: Early Summer to Summer Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny Zones: Find Your Zone Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy Flower Color / Accent: Blue / Blue
Folks always comment on this smaller tidy form of Baptisia australis when they see it in our garden. Plants form dense mounds of almost eucalyptus looking foliage, complimented with violet blue lupine like flowers in late spring.