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BAPTISIA australis

Commonly known as False indigo

Clear blue lupin-like flowers and attractive deep green leaves
Further Reading....

  • Blue - clear blue
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - spreading to erect perennial with bluish stems. Lance-shaped leaflets to 4cm (1½in) long. Produces flowers to 3cm (1½in) long in many-flowered racemes.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails on new growth
  • Place of origin - eastern and southern USA.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Free draining sandy soil
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1.5m (5ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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BAPTISIA australis 'Purple Smoke'

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Commonly known as: False indigo.
Purple 'pea' flowers on dark stems. A hardy variety with delicate leaves
£13.50 each
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