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Baptisia 'Solar Flare'

False Indigo

  • Category: Perennial
  • Patent:PP20,408
  • Hardiness Zone:4-8
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:48-56 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Foliage Color: Blue-Green

Tall spikes of pea flowers start out a pleasing lemon-yellow, taking on a unique orange blush with age. Habit is very vase-shaped. This is a new and exciting vigorous grower that will mature to producing over 100 stems! Blue-green foliage remains very attractive throughout the seasons.

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Foliage Color
Soil Moisture
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Bloom Time
May - June
Additional Information about Baptisia 'Solar Flare'

Chicago Botanic Garden introduction by Jim Ault.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Baptisia 'Solar Flare'

Prefers well-drained soil, tolerant of sandy or clay soils. Once established, very drought tolerant. If not planted in full sun, will stretch for the sun and may require staking. Deadheading will encourage another blooom.