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Located in Blackburn Hamlet Since 1911
2832 Innes Road,
Ottawa, ON

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Baptisia 'australis'

Baptisia 'australis'

Original Price
$15.99
Price (excl. tax)
$12.79
HST (13%)
$1.66
Price (incl. tax)
$14.45

Common Name: False Indigo

Colour: purple/blue

Size: 6" pot

 

Width:
36 in
Height:
48 in
Image Credit:
Budd Gardens
Hardiness Zone:
zone 3-9
Sun Exposure:
Sun to part shade
Bloom Time:
late spring to early summer
Qualities:
attracts butterflies

A distinctive perennial with showy indigo-blue flowers carried on tapering spikes up to 1' long. They are held just above the dense, bushy mounds of soft blue-green foliage. The blooms appear from mid to late spring, followed by 2-3" long, black seed pods which remain attractive well into winter. They can be dried for use in arrangements.