Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screaming Yellow'

Screaming Yellow Wild Indigo, Redneck Lupine

In bloom

In bloom


Family: Leguminosae

Genus: Baptisia

Parent: Baptisia sphaerocarpa

Category: Perennial

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: 3' tall, 5' wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


Leaves are slightly large and brighter green than the species. Deer resistant. Bright yellow spikes from April to May - 3 week blooming period. Drought tolerant once established.


A selection from Larry Loman of Ridgecrest Nursery, Wynne, AR.

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant from Nurseries Caroliniana in May 2011 and planted it in the Berm On the Border. It has flourished there and is extremely vibrant when in bloom.

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