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Dwarf false indigo is a drought tolerant perennial for use as an ornamental and for restoration and conservation projects.

Dwarf false indigo is a drought tolerant perennial for use as an ornamental and for restoration and conservation projects. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Baptisia minor

Dwarf false indigo

A shorter Baptisia, equally wonderful. Flower spikes remain upright, supporting large black summer seed pods. Finer texture leaves of silvery-blue-green. 

Grows well in moist to dry soils in full sun.

Available in June. No Advanced Orders (NAO)


Height:

2-3 ft

Spread:

18-24 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Color:

Blue, Purple

Baptisia minor Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Dry

Attributes

  • Dried Flower

Flowering Months

  • May

Foliage Color

  • Blue-Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=BAAUM