Baptisia sphaerocarpa

Common name: Large Yellow Indigo

Native plant

Upright, bushy growth habit with terminal,  abundant racemes of large, bright yellow flowers.  Seed pods are round, marble-sized and showy in their own right. Leaves are much larger than other Baptisia species and offer great texture in the garden.  This plant is nitrogen fixing and drought tolerant, making it a good choice for poor condition soils. 


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Pricing information for
Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Dry, Dry Mesic, Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period


General information

Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
2 Feet
Max height
2 Feet
Max width
3 Feet
Growth rate
Flower color

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Nitrogen fixer

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