Baptisia – Wild Indigo
Baptisia or False Indigo has short spikes of indigo-blue flowers with blue-green foliage. It makes for a great border perennial in your pollinator garden, or as an attractive cut flower.
Exposure: Full to Part Sun
Size: 3-4 ft, Height and Width
Bloom Time: May to June
– Greek name comes from Greek word bapto meaning to dye.
– Native to eastern and southern United States.
– Native Americans used the plant as a dye for blue coloring.
Photo 1: American Golfinch
Photo 2: Sparkling Sapphires
Photo 3: Lemon Meringue