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Blue Indigo Seeds

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

Zones
3 - 8 (Hardy in your zone)
Ideal Regions
Northeast
Southeast
Midwest
Southwest
West
Pacific Northwest
Advantages
Native
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 36-60 inches tall
Bloom Time Early to mid summer
Size Packet
SKU BAAP

Plant Information

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
SKU BAAP
Common Name Wild Blue Indigo
Botanical Name Baptisia australis
Seed Life Cycle Perennials
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Blue
Mature Height 36-60 inches tall
Bloom Time Early to mid summer
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 27200
Seeds Per Packet 15
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Native To North America
Native To Eastern and Central United States
Native Yes
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Advantages Native
Is It Storable? Yes- You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Non-GMO Yes
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada Yes

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5.0

Blue Indigo, Beautiful Indigo!

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from Springfield, Massachusetts

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Pros

  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden

    Comments about American Meadows Blue Indigo Seeds:

    I purchased Blue Indigo seeds many years ago without really knowing what "Blue Indigo" was...I merely thought at the time that the color was pretty. These beautiful little flowers bloom every Summer in my garden, in full sun and put on a lovely show among the lilies and roses. I take the seed pods in the Fall and scatter seed in other places I want this flower to grow and they have rarely disappointed me.

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    "Indigo"?... more like "Indi-NO" lol

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    from Crownsville, MD

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    Pros

    • Accurate Instructions

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden
      • Outdoors

      Comments about American Meadows Blue Indigo Seeds:

      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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      USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

      To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

      • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
      • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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