BAPTISIA australis var. minor

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GOLD NUGGET SEED ® BAPTISIA australis var. minor   Seeds

BAPTISIA australis var. minor

Blue Wild Indigo
Select Item No. BG016

Also available as:

1000 Seeds


The minimum order quantity for this article are 50 seeds.

There are no units prepacked, any seed amount ( > minimum quantity) is weighed individually.

Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED ®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Papilionaceae
Origin: Parts of Central USA; Ontario and Quebec, Canada
Special Features: Long-lived perennial with shorter habit than it's cousin, Baptisia australis. Flowers distinct over the foliage. Drought resistant.
Historical: Native American traditional uses include--source of blue dye, eyewash, tea, poultice to relieve tooth pain, children used dried seeds pods as rattles.
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: lilac-blue
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: trifoliate leaves with oblong leaflets, blue-green
Growth Habit: erect / compact / sturdy
Height with Flowers: 80 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Characteristics: decorative fruit
Usage: for the rock garden
Portion weight: 0.8 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 14.28571 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
50 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Sowing Time Hint: Requires 4-6 weeks for germination at +35°C.
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