PRAIRIEBLUES™ Solar Flare Baptisia PRAIRIEBLUES™ Solar Flare Baptisia

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PRAIRIEBLUES™ Solar Flare Baptisia

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  • Low Maintenance,
  • Upright Habitat,
  • Long-Lived Once Established,
Common Name:False Indigo
Plant Type:Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 What is my zone?
Height:3 - 4 Feet
Spread:4 - 5 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly, Butterflies
Critter Resistance:Deer
Flower Color:Yellow Shades

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(False Indigo) Prairieblues™ Baptisia 'Solar Flare' is a large, shrub-like plant that adds a romantic look to any garden with its 12-18" long flowering spikes. In late spring to early summer, small bead-like blossoms open to a lemon yellow then develop an orange blush hue as they age. Prairieblues™ 'Solar Flare'  was developed by Dr. Jim Ault of the Chicago Botanic Garden.
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PRAIRIEBLUES™ Solar Flare Baptisia PP20,408

Common Name False Indigo
USDA Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Type Perennial
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate
Soil Type Clay
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly, Butterflies
Critter Resistance Deer
Flower Color Yellow Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous
Design Use Border, Specimen
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Spring or Early Summer

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Nice Blooms Review by Julie W | Zone: 8a
Had some nice blooms in my second year. I prefer its deeper foliage color to that of my 'Carolina Moonlight.' Look forward to it taking off in its third year. Baptisia truly does take patience while it gets established. (Posted on 6/6/2011)
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