*Note from Earthyman Ion Exchange is the number one source for seeds and plants of this wonderful perennial. The picture below was taken at Ion Exchange.
Get ready for the buzz about Baptisia australis—the Perennial Plant Association’s (PPA) 2010 Perennial Plant of the Year. Garden writers across the nation will likely be extolling the virtues of this versatile perennial in coming months. B. australis is also known by the common names blue false indigo, wild indigo and baptisia. B. australis is an excellent plant to anchor the back of the border. It is also valuable for cottage gardens and native plant gardens, and native areas of prairies or meadows. It is best as a specimen or planted in small groups. Read more at GardenCenterMagazine.com.