Friday, July 2, 2010

Front Yard in May

Looking across my front yard above to where the Wild Indigo below is blooming. The previous post is a closeup of this plant:

May Baptisia

Here's a beautiful Baptisia australis, Wild Blue Indigo, blooming the end of May in my front yard. This is a great showy plant with beautiful flower display and an almost equally beautiful rest of season display of foliage. This plant will fill up a 5 foot circle and grow up to 4 feet high before flopping under the weight of its seed pods. It isn't native to Minnesota, but a bit further south in the Tallgrass Prairie.