Baptisia 'Cherries Jubilee'

A newly bred replacement for the wonderful 'Dutch Chocolate', with the richest, most exotic flowers, above silver-green domes of leaves. More
1 x 9cm plant 200714-1 £11.95 Delivery mid September
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3 x 9cm plants 200714-3 £31.95 Delivery mid September
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A newly bred replacement for the wonderful ‘Dutch Chocolate’, with the richest, most exotic flowers, above silver-green domes of leaves. I loved this in our perennials for picking trial last summer. It takes a year or two to settle in, but is then outstanding.

Genus Baptisia
Group/Species decadence® Series
Variety Cherries Jubilee
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name False Indigo
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.2m (4ft)
Spacing 1m (3ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Baptisia grows best in full sun, though it tolerates light shade. If grown in too much shade, plants may require staking. Baptisia is easily grown in poor to average soil that is well-drained. Once established, it is moderately drought tolerant because of its tough, deep taproot. This perennial native may take a couple of seasons to become established, but is very long-lived once mature. Avoid disturbing established clumps.
Care Tips Drought-resistant once established. Leave seed heads for winter display. Mulch in autumn for added protection over winter.
Flowering May - June
Vase Life Sear the stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds and leave them in cool water overnight before arranging.
Harvesting Flower production: 2 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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