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Baptisia Lemon Meringue

Decadence® Series

False Indigo, Wild Indigo

$16.95 $10.17 (40% off) $9.90 ea. (3+ discount)

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Save room for this vigorous flowering variety. The delectable lemon-yellow flowers contrast handsomely with the striking dark charcoal-colored stems. From the Decadence® Series, developed by Hans Hansen, this series offers luscious, ultra-colorful flower spikes that adorn the compact, well-branched foliage. Suitably named for decadent desserts, each variety with its deliciously enticing hues will leave you wanting more – the finishing touch to any garden.

False Indigo provides an arresting presence in the garden. Blue-green foliage is topped with spires of lupine-like flowers in late spring. Baptisia is exceptionally long-lived so choose a good shrub-sized space and enjoy its carefree nature.

Details

Item Code: BALM
Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 3'
Spacing: Plant 3' apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Sandy
Flower: Yellow
Accent: Yellow
Patent: #24,280
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Winter Interest

Baptisia General Information

From the Decadence® Series, which offers luscious, ultra-colorful flower spikes that adorn the compact, well-branched foliage. A very permanent and arresting perennial with a vase shape. Blue/green foliage on silver stems is topped by soft lupine-like flowers from late spring into summer. The black seedpods can be left on for additional ornamental effect or used in dried arrangements. Extremely long lived, so pick a good spot!

Baptisia Plant Care

Long-lived and typically trouble-free, Baptisia will reach shrub-like proportions at maturity. Good in poor soils. Dislikes being moved when mature. Late fall or spring cleanup may be preferred. Cut to 4-6" when foliage blackens with the cold.