Baptisia australis - Blue False Indigo
This tried and true native gives long lasting presence in your garden! It's intense blue flowers last for weeks, followed by a dark seedpod that lasts throughout the summer!
Type: Perennial Hardiness range: 3A - 9A Height: 24" to 4' / 60cm to 1.20m Spread: 36" to 4' / 90cm to 1.20m Growth rate: Slow Exposure: Partial shade or partial sun to full sun Persistence: Deciduous, broadleaf Bloom color: Blue Bloom season: Late Spring to Late Summer Bloom attributes: Attracts butterflies, suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers Leaf color: Green, silvery Fruit color: Black Water requirements: Dry to moist Soil pH requirements: Acidic, neutral Soil type: Sandy, loamy Native habitat: Eastern United States. Form: Upright or erect Landscape uses: Border, container, foundation, massing, seashore Attributes and features: Attracts birds, attractive foilage, native to North America, naturalizing