Series: Decandence

Baptisia 'Lemon Meringue'

Lemon Meringue Baptisia (Lemon Meringue False Indigo): Patent PPAF

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Tall wands of clear yellow on charcoal-black stems fill the spring and summer air on this glorious new cultivar. A compact, beautifully colored Baptisia, 'Lemon Meringue' is part of the Decadence™ series.

More About Baptisia 'Lemon Meringue'

  • This is a member of the Decadence? series of compact, brightly-colored False Indigo cultivars.
  • Lemon Meringue' is a very adaptable and easy to grow plant.
  • Proven Winners

Just 3 feet high and 2½ to 3 feet wide, this neat perennial begins flowering in late spring in most climates, continuing into summer. The pea-like blooms are followed by showy seedpods that last into fall, adding another season of beauty to the display. Lush blue-green foliage keeps the entire plant attractive from spring until frost.

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2-3 ft


1-3 ft


1-3 ft

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Baptisia 'Lemon Meringue' Characteristics


  • Edging
  • Mass Plant
  • Border
  • Specimen
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Drought Tolerant

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Late Summer
  • Late Spring / Early Summer