Plants We Love: Wild Blue Indigo (Baptisia australis)

Plant name: Wild blue indigo

Botanical name: Baptisia australis

Hardiness:
USDA Zones 3-10

Bloom Time: Mid- to Late-Spring

Bloom Color: Purple

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
Scarify seed before sowing

Info courtesy of Dave’s Garden

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