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Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screaming Yellow' (wild indigo)

Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screaming Yellow'

wild indigo

A riot of yellow in late spring and early summer! Larry Loman of Ridgecrest Nursery in Wynne, Arkansas selected this brilliant yellow-gold Baptisia for the bodacious and profuse flower display, deep green foliage, and compact rounded habit.

SIZE
Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screaming Yellow' LP50 - 50 per flat Availability
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Height

2-3 Feet

Spread

2 Feet

Spacing

24 Inches

Bloom Color

Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-8

wild indigo Interesting Notes

The genus name comes from the Greek word "bapto" which means "to dye" because some of the darker flowered species were used as dyes.

Good Substitutions

false blue indigo Baptisia australis
wild indigo Baptisia 'Purple Smoke'
wild indigo Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight'

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Songbird-friendly
Songbird-friendly
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Well-Drained
Dry
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring / Early Summer
For Animals
Caution: Toxic
Attributes
Ornamental Foliage
Propagation Type
Vegetative