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Baptisia ‘Lemon Meringue’

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Baptisia ‘Lemon Meringue’ is a vigorous cultivar that demonstrated significant increases in the number of stems and inflorescences year after year. This ability to produce a mature plant faster than other selections is a valuable attribute among a generally slow-growing genus. ‘Lemon Meringue’ has an impressive floral display that lasts for three weeks, with gray stems and flower buds that help accentuate the sunshine-yellow flowers. The flower color of ‘Lemon Meringue’ is lighter than ‘Screamin’ Yellow’, ‘Sunny Morning’, and ‘Anne’ but darker than ‘Carolina Moonlight’. ‘Lemon Meringue’ is a medium-sized cultivar that maintains a lush, broadly vase-shaped habit all season.


  • Rating
  • Common Name
    Lemon Meringue false indigo  
  • Bloom Period
    3 weeks 
  • Peak Bloom
    late May 
  • Size
    46” x 76” (H x W) 
  • Inflorescence Length
  • # of Inflorescences
  • Size at Flowering
    38” x 56” x 46” (H x W x Flowering Hgt.) 
  • Stem Color