Baptisia Australis

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Baptisia Australis

$3.81 / packet

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Description

Flowering from June to August, this is one of the most beautiful early-summer perennials, with trifoliate leaves and erect, lupin-like racemes of rich violet-blue pea-like flowers, followed by conspicuous inflated pods. They do best in deep, well-drained, preferably neutral to acidic soil abd are soundly hardy and perennial.

Sowing Advice

Sow immediately at any time onto preferably a soil-based compost, covering with fine grit to approximately their own depth. Germination MAY be quicker if kept at 15 to 20 degrees C. but many seeds WILL NOT come up the year they are sown, needing winter chilling after sowing, and ONLY come up with natural spring germination.

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Key Facts

Family:Leguminosae

Common name:Blue Wild Indigo, Blue False Indigo

Classification:Hardy perennial

Height:1.0-1.2m

Packet Content:10 (Approx)

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