blue false indigo


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Related to blue false indigo: Baptisia australis, Blue Wild Indigo
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Noun1.blue false indigo - wild indigo of the eastern United States having racemes of blue flowers
false indigo, wild indigo - any of several plants of the genus Baptisia
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There are a small number of perennials that resent ever being divided, like bleeding hearts (Dicentra), blue false indigo (Baptisia), butterfly weed (Asclepias), gas plant (Dictamnus), hellebores (Helleborus), lavender (Lavendula), Russian sage (Perovskia) and sea holly (Eryngium).
Baptisia australis, commonly called blue false indigo, boasts indigo blue, pea-like flowers in May and June.
They include butterfly milkweed, gas plant, blue false indigo, bugbane, Lenten rose, bleeding heart, goat's beard, monkshood and lupine.