Baptisia australis

False Indigo

This native has long tapering flower spikes that are held above dense busy mounds of soft blue-green foliage. Very showy in late spring through early summer. The long seed pods turn soft black in fall and winter for added interest. 2010 Perennial of the Year.

Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 48" tall x 36" wide
Bloom: Late Spring - Early Summer
Color: Blue
Hardiness: Zone 3
Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Cut Flower, Butterfly/Hummingbird Attracting