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Baptisia australis

Blue wild indigo

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Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height1m to 1.5m
  • Spread0.45m to 1m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourBlue, purple, white
  • Leaf ColourMedium green blue

Description

Baptisia australis (Blue wild indigo). These perennials are easy to grow; they will emerge in early spring. They will produce blue-green foliage and spikes of clusters, which are various colours and will bloom in summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Shrub

Other common names

Blue false indigo

Origin

Eastern North America

Interest and use

Border, hedging, cutting bed

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

They will prefer deep rich well drained, neutral to acidic soil.

Propagation

You may sow seeds right after gathering them in the autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Trouble free.

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