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Narrowed By:Zone: 9+ Uses: Arranging+ Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies+ Flower Color: Blue+ Seasonal Interest: Summer+ Light: Full Sun to Part Shade+ Spread: 1 - 3 ft
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Baptisia australis Baptisia australis
(blue false indigo, Plains false indigo)
(2 user reviews)
Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

False blue indigo's spikes of clear blue flowers in late spring can nearly carry a border by themselves. They also make great cut flowers. Large, inflated nearly black seed pods set in after flowering, giving this plant another interesting element. It is low maintenance and will look great in any natural or informal setting.

Salvia guaranitica Salvia guaranitica
(2 user reviews)
Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

This perennial produces long spires of large, deep blue flowers from mid-summer to frost. It forms a tall bush 6 feet tall by 2 feet wide that is great for the back of the border. It is drought tolerant because of its unusual, moisture-conserving rhizomes.


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