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Botanical Name Baptisia ‘Solar Flare’ (Prairieblue Series)
Common Name False Indigo
Type Perennial
Bloom Time Spring to Summer
Exposure Sun
Flower Color Yellow
Size for Description 2.5 to 3 Ft. by 3 to 4 Ft.
Comment Flowers start out brilliant yellow and fade to deep orange as they age
Drought Tolerant yes
Care After flowering cut back plants by one third.  This prevents flopping and maintains a neat appearance.  The disadvantage of this is that you will not get the beautiful black seed pods.  Plants may be cut back to the ground in late fall or spring.
Moisture Lover  
Walnut Tolerant  
Deer Resistant yes
Fall Color  
Fruit Black
Growth Rate Moderate
Butterflies yes
Native yes
Wet Areas  
Zone 3