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Baptisia australis Seeds...Seed from Wild Blue Indigo

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Common Names: Wild Blue Indigo
Height: 30" to 36"
Spread: 12" to 16"
Flower color: Blue-Purple
Bloom time: Spring
Light: Full sun to Part Shade
Zone: 3-8
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Maintenance: Low
Other info: Seed grown plants will require 3-4 years to maturity. They will generally bloom in their second year, but do best in their third or fourth year.





Baptisia australis
(Wild Blue Indigo)
** Baptisia australis flowers **
#0060 Baptisia australis:
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[20 seeds per packet]
#0060 Baptisia australis:
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[50 seeds per packet]
Germination: Easy. Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks prior to last spring frost. Soak seeds in warm water 24 hours, then sow seed in container on good seed starting mix covering seeds to their thickness. Moisten mix. Place container in freezer for 5 days. Then place container in location at 68-70°F and keep mix moist. Germination should begin in 20-30 days and possibly after that.
Other photo: close up

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Baptisia australis at Dave's Garden
2) Baptisia australis at Wikipedia
3) Baptisia australis at USDA

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