Wild Indigo, Blue
A long-lived perennial growing up to 4 feet tall. Grows in full to partial shade and medium to medium-wet soils. The showy racemes of purple flowers primarily attract bumble bee queens. Seed pods provide visual interest into fall. Foliage generally avoided by mammalian herbivores. Blooms May to June.
Species: Baptisia australis
Pea Family: Fabaceae
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