Screamin' Yellow False Indigo

Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screamin' Yellow'

Regular price $16.00

Container size:
4.5 in. wide x 5 in. deep / 32 fl. oz.

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Screamin’ Yellow False Indigo is one of the best Baptisia for the garden. Its compact habit and amazing flower power makes it stand out from the crowd.

  • Showy, bright yellow flowers
  • Deer resistant
  • Durable and long-lived


  • 2 to 3 ft. tall
  • 3 to 5 ft. wide after 5 years
  • Perennial that goes dormant in the fall and emerges again in spring
  • Hardy in USDA hardiness zones 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9

Flowering period

Late April to early May in central North Carolina. Blooms last two to three weeks.

How to grow

Baptisia are tough plants and can grow in a wide variety of soil types; from orange clay to dry, sandy soil. For best results, cultivate Screamin’ Yellow False Indigo in full sun and moist, well-drained soil.

FAQ about Baptisia

Care and maintenance

Plants are easy to look after, just cut old stems down to the ground anytime during the winter and make sure plants have plenty of sun so they can produce lots of flowers.

Where to plant

Looks spectacular in perennial borders where it can be given space to mature into a shrub-like specimen.

When to plant

Any time the ground is not frozen. The ideal time is early spring through mid-summer when the plants are actively producing roots.


If planting in a large group, space plants three to four feet apart.

When will my plant flower?

Flowering-size plants will bloom their first spring if planted before April.

Native habitat and range

Baptisia sphaerocarpa can be found growing in grasslands and along roadsides in south central United States, mainly Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, and Louisiana.

Source and origin

Plants are grown from cuttings at the nursery. The original plant was found wild in Arkansas by Ridgecrest Nursery. It was selected for its compact, rounded habit and profuse flowering.

 State Cost per order
AL, CT, DE, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, and WV $12.00
AR, CT, FL, IL, IN, LA, MA, MI MO, MS, NH, RI, VT and WI $14.00
CO, IA, KS, ME, MN, NE, ND, OK, SD, and TX $16.00


Sorry, we can't ship plants outside of the continental United States or to AK, AZ, CA, HI, ID, NM, NV, OR, and WA, due to agriculture restrictions.

Are your plants shipped in their containers?

Yes, all our plants are shipped in their growing containers. The dimensions of the containers are 4.5 inches wide by 5 inches deep or 32 fl. oz.

How long will it take to get my order?

All plants are shipped from our nursery in central North Carolina. When you select the "ship now" option, your order will be shipped within one week.

Can I get my plants shipped at a later date?

Yes, in the shopping cart select the week you would like your order to be shipped on.

What shipping carriers do you use?

USPS Priority Mail and UPS Ground for larger orders.

Do you guarantee your plants?

We guarantee our plants to be healthy, ready for planting, and correctly named. We are not able to guarantee whether a plant will grow in your garden as there are too many circumstances that are beyond our control.

On rare occasions, a plant shipped dormant may fail to emerge from its dormancy. If this happens, please let us know.

If you are concerned about a plant, please contact us within 14 days to let us know. If we can’t help you make it grow, we’ll send you a new plant or issue a refund.


Unfortunately, due to the perishable nature of plants, they can’t be returned for a refund. If your plants arrive damaged or you are unhappy with them, please let us know straight away.

What about sales tax?

We propagate our own plants and are not required to collect North Carolina sales tax.

Where can I find information about your plants?

Here are some FAQ on how we grow plants.