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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 36 - 48 inches
Plant Spread: 36 - 54 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Flowers emerge yellow and gradually fade to orange
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP 20408

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Trade name information:
Series: Prairieblues™
Cultivar name: 'Solar Flare'
Common names
  • Wild Indigo

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Location: in my sunny garden
Date: 05-06-2020
Baptisia 'Solar Flare'
Location: In the west-facing flower bed
Date: 05-03-2020
Baptisia 'Solar Flare'
Location: In the west-facing flower bed
Date: 05-03-2020
Baptisia 'Solar Flare'
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2024-06-10
Baptisia 'Solar Flare' 24W24 7yo Baptisia F2 (Ault, 2009) PRAIRIE
Uploaded by Rose1656
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2024-06-10
Baptisia 'Solar Flare' 24W24 7yo Baptisia F2 (Ault, 2009) PRAIRIE
Location: My Garden- Du Page, Illinois
Date: 2015-06-04
Baptisia 'Solar Flare' with Paeonia 'Kansas'
Location: In my garden in OkC
Date: 04-04-2019
Wild Indigo (Baptisia 'Solar Flare') in Oklahoma City 001
Location: Green Bay Botanical Gardens
Date: July 2014
Location: In my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 04-14-2019
Wild Indigo (Baptisia 'Solar Flare') in Oklahoma City 002
Location: In my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 04-22=2019
Wild Indigo (Baptisia 'Solar Flare') in Oklahoma City 004
Location: In my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 05-05-2019
Wild Indigo (Baptisia 'Solar Flare') in Oklahoma City 001
Location: In my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 05-05-2019
Wild Indigo (Baptisia 'Solar Flare') in Oklahoma City 006

Courtesy Avant Gardens
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: In my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 04-20-2019
Wild Indigo (Baptisia 'Solar Flare') in Oklahoma City 003

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy
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