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Baptisia Lemon Meringue


Stunning members of the pea family that produce upright spikes of sumptuous blooms in late spring and early summer. The attractive foliage makes a a particularly compact and tidy mound, decorative seedpods extend the interest in to the autumn. Good for cutting, loved by butterflies and deer resistant. Prefer well-drained soil in sun or part shade.
Height 75-90cm (30-36").Spread 60-90cm (24-36")
Fully hardy perennials supplied as young plants.

Flower Colour
Yellow

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Cutting Garden, Small Gardens, Wildlife Garden

Hardiness
Fully hardy perennial

Category
Perennials

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container

Flowering Time
Spring, Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
60-90cm (24-36")

Height
75-90cm (30-36)

Baptisia

Soil

Well drained soil

Position

Sun or partial shade

Cutting

Yes, and the seed pods good for dried winter arrangements

Flowering

Summer

Additional Information

Loved by butterflies, deer resistant. They like to undisturbed once planted. Tolerant in coastal regions.Cut down to 4-6" when the foliage is blackened by the frost. Propagate by division in early spring or by seed in autumn. Fully hardy perennial.

Delivery Date: 29 Jun 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
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