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Blue Indigo Seeds

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Quick Overview

This is the rare, true blue indigo, endangered in some areas, common in others. Great for wild meadows. Perennial.

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SKU BAAP
Common Name Wild Blue Indigo
Botanical Name Baptisia australis
Plant Type/Life Cycle Perennial
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Blue
Estimated Mature Height 36-60 inches tall
Bloom Time Early to mid summer
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 27,200
Seeds Per Packet 15
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Native To North America
Native to Central and Eastern United States.
Native N/A
Ideal Growing Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific NorthWest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Is It Storable? Yes- You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Ships to Canada Yes
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Description
This is a treasured North American native wildflower with a confusing name. Wild Indigo, a closely related species, has yellow flowers, but the stems yielded a pale blue dye, thus the name. This one actually has blue flowers, but none of the group has ever been very successful in coloring, the name notwithstanding. Today, this beautiful wildflower, though quite common in many areas, is rare in others. It is "threatened" which means quite rare, in Maryland and Indiana, and actually officially listed as "endangered" in Ohio. It's a great plant for the wildflower collector.
No Seeds in packet: 15-20
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"Indigo"?... more like "Indi-NO" lol

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from Crownsville, MD

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    It could have been me, but I tried planting some of these seeds in many different locations and not one of them grew.

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