Over time, plants develop slowly expanding clumps with deep and extensive root systems, and should not be disturbed once established. May be grown from seed, but takes several years to establish. Plants take on more of a shrubby appearance and tend to open up after bloom.

Plant Uses & Characteristics

  • ​​Height- 3-4 ft.
  • ​Spread-3-4 ft.
  • Foliage Color- Green
  • Flower Color- Blue/Purple
  • Flowering Period- Summer
  • Accent- Attractive to pollinators,  drought tolerant, rabbit tolerant.

Growing Conditions

  • Sun Exposure- Full/part sun
  • Hardiness zone- 3-9
  • Growth Rate-Fast

Blue False Indigo

Baptisia australis