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Baptisia

Botanical Name
Baptisia australis
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 9
Height
3 to 4 feet
Width
3 to 4 feet
Flowers
Mid to late spring: indigo-blue
Fruit
Black pods
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Plants grown in part shade may need staking
  • Baptisia is drought tolerant and tolerates poor soils
  • Division is usually not necessary and plants should be left undisturbed once established
  • Be patient, baptisia can be slow to establish
Problems
None serious

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