Blue Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis var. minor) in the Baptisias Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Baptisia australis var. minor Accepted
Baptisia minor Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 18 to 36 inches
Plant Spread: 18 to 36 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds
Scarify seeds
Suitable for wintersowing
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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