Wild Blue Indigo


Photo credit: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT

Wild Blue Indigo

(Baptisia australis)

 

Height:

    • 3 to 4 feet

Bloom:

    • May to June

Classification:

    • Native
    • Perennial

Sun:

    • Full sun to part shade

Soil moisture:

    • Dry to medium

Used by:

    • Butterflies (flowers),
    • Honey bees (flowers),
    • Native bees (flowers),
    • Caterpillars (foliage)

Notes:

    • Each year will send up additional stalks.
    • May take 3-5 years to bloom.
    • Also called false indigo.

Native range in North America:

 

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