Baptisia australis, PA Ecotype
Blue False Indigo, PA Ecotype
An attractive long-lived legume that may be used as a specimen plant; historically used as a dye.
General Product Information:
Item Number: BAPAUS03
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Riparian Sites, Uplands & Meadows, Woodland Openings
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Characteristics: Glossy trifoliate leaves.
Habitat: Open woods, riverbanks, sandy floodplains.
Bloom Period: May to June
Flower Color: Purple-violet
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft
Pollinator Value: Medium
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
Approximate seeds per lb: 22,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 2.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine