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Baptisia ‘Cherries Jubilee’

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Summary

Baptisia ‘Cherries Jubilee’ is the closest there is to a red-flowered false indigo. Vivid maroon buds become a muted rust color as the flowers age. When viewed up close, the color is very striking, but when viewed from a distance the floral display takes on a slightly duller orange tone due the yellow keel (inner portion of the flower) blending with the reddish outer petals. In peak bloom ‘Cherries Jubilee’ has an impressive 280 inflorescences over its medium-sized habit, creating a truly spectacular display.


Details

  • Rating
    4.7 
  • Common Name
    Cherries Jubilee false indigo  
  • Bloom Period
    2.5 weeks 
  • Peak Bloom
    late May 
  • Size
    42” x 70” (H x W) 
  • Inflorescence Length
    16" 
  • # of Inflorescences
    280 
  • Size at Flowering
    36” x 48” x 46” (H x W x Flowering Hgt.) 
  • Stem Color
    Green