Baptisia ‘Solar Flare’ PP20,408
USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8
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.
Height: 36-48 Inches
Spread: 48-56 Inches
Chicago Botanic Garden introduction by Jim Ault.
Bloom Time: May-June
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips
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.