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

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Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Dry, Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not to Wet Not to Dry)

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period


Growth rate


Flower color



Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
2 Feet
Max height
2 Feet
Max width
3 Feet

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Nitrogen fixer

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