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Baptisia australis (Blue False Indigo)

Indigo blue flowers that resemble lupin grow in spike formation on grey green foliage. Flowers give way to swollen seed pods. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid to late spring
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native