Scutellaria incana

Skullcap

Skullcap Detail Skullcap

New York native wildflower occurs in woodland clearings, on sunny slopes. Very drought tolerant. Blue hooded flowers in loose racemes top 36" square stems.

Care Instructions:
After first flush of bloom is finished in August, this plant can be sheared back for a second flowering period before winter (Zone 7).

Colors: Blue

Category: Perennials

Garden(s): Bosque, Gardens of Remembrance

Family: Lamiaceae

Zones: 5,6,7,8

Origin of Species: Eastern North America

For Sale: No

Native New Yorker: Yes

Blooms: July

Height: 36"

Width: 36"

Light: Medium

Moisture: Low

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