Growing this mid-Spring native brings delightful powder bluebonnets known as false indigo to your garden borders – A minimum of 50 easy-to-grow Seeds will get you started with this handsome perennial.
Baptisia australis bloom in Spring every year flowering at approx 4ft on robust stems.
These stout perennial requires no staking but does prefer a moisture retentive soil and a little shade to make the blues really sing.
Loved by early pollinators in a hungry search for pollen-rich flowers, bees benefiting from the Spring foray.
Sow Baptisia australis – Native Seeds seeds direct in fall but clearly label so when the seeds germinate in Spring you can identify them, alternatively you can start them indoors a few weeks prior to your last frost, improve germination rates by storing your seeds in a cool dark location and follow my tips for stratification to further improve the results.