Plant Library

Baptisia Australis

Common Name: Baptisia

Botanical Name: Baptisia

Variety: Australis

Blossom Color: Blue

Bloom Time: May-Jun

Zone: 3 to 9

Exposure: Sun to Part Shade

Mature Height: 3-4'

Mature Width: 3'

Notes: Strong sturdy stems with small blue-green leaves, long tapering spikes of indigo-blue pea-shaped flowers offer wonderful early summer color. Long green peapods turn black in fall for added interest.