Grower: Southern Native Plantings @ Longwood Plantation
Price: $6.00 ( 1 gallon container)
%> Available (Estimated): 2
Baptisia australis Rising 2-4 ft. high from a woody base, blue wild indigo is a bushy, robust perennial. Flowers are blue-purple and pea-like, congested in dense, upright, terminal spikes, 4-16 in. long. Leaves are divided into three leaflets. In late fall the plant turns silvery-gray, sometimes breaking off at ground level and tumbling about in the wind. Likes sun, moist soil, wide pH range from slightly acidic to slightly alkaline and tolerates clay. Actual plant on left, bloom on right.