Solar Flare Prairieblues™ False Indigo

Baptisia x 'Solar Flare' PP #20,408

SKU
40106
Elegant spikes of pea flowers emerge brilliant yellow and fade to deep orange as they age. Excellent, easy perennial for back of the border. Produces seed pods in early summer. Combines well with most American native species and blends well with grasses for meadow gardens. Nice cut flower.
?
There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden . Learn More
4-9

Your climate might be too cold for this plant:

 Change

Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.

We no longer grow this plant

This page is for reference only. If you are looking for a plant to purchase, please use our Plant Finder to discover the perfect plant for your garden.

Set Zip to See Prices
$0.00
More Information
Botanical Pronunciationbap-TIS-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower, 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Early Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleRustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat, until established.
Companion PlantsBee Balm (Monarda); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Salvia (Salvia); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system; requires less water once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune old flower heads to encourage more blossoms.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Your climate may be too cold for this plant