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Baptisia Solar Flare Prairieblues™ 'Solar Flare' PPAF (False Indigo)

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Tall spikes of pea flowers start out brilliant yellow and fade to deep orange as they age, beautifully compimenting the emerging yellow blooms above.


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A selection from open-pollinated seed collected from a complex hybrid developed by Dr. Jim Ault at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois. This plant boasts a striking upright, vase-shaped habit at its base with a dense broad head above. Extremely vigorous, a mature plant will produce over 100 stems. The exposed lower stems and foliage remain an attractive blue-green all summer. The plant covers itself in inflorescences 12" to 18" in length, which are held well above the foliage. Flowers initially open a pleasing lemon-yellow color, taking on a unique orange blush with age. This is the only Baptisia selection to date with such colored flowers. Flowers begin to open in late May, with peak floral display two weeks later. Mature plants measure 3' to 4' tall and 4' to 4 1/2' wide. The emerging stems in spring exhibit an attractive purple color as long as night temperatures are cool.

Additional Information

Name Baptisia Solar Flare Prairieblues™ 'Solar Flare' PPAF (False Indigo)
Nursery Only No
Plant Height 3-4 ft
Plant Width 4-5 ft
Rhododendron Bloom Season Late Midseason (June)
Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Hardy to Temp -30°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil Moisture Average, Moist, well-drained
Bloom Color Yellow
Fragrant No
Bloom Period Late May
Foliage Color Dark Green
Plant Size Selector Large Perennial (2-4 ft), Very Large Perennial (>4 ft)
Plant Type Herbaceous Perennial
Deer Resistant Yes
Attracts Wildlife Bees, Butterflies
Soil Type Clay Loam
U.S. Native Yes
Native to Hybrid-Not Applicable
Habit Globe
New Offering No
Catalog Category Perennials