- 2023 Indiana Natives
- Indigo - Blue Wild (Baptisia australis)
Indigo - Blue Wild (Baptisia australis)
Grows in sandy, dry areas. Its deep tap root makes it drought resistant. As a member of the legume family it helps put nitrogen back into the soil and is especially helpful for poor depleted soils. Flowers are blue-purple and plant grows 2-4' tall.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Medium-Wet, Medium
Height - 4 feet
Bloom Time - May, June, July
Bloom Color - Blue
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.