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Scutellaria costaricana, Skullcap

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Scutellaria costaricana

Skullcap
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Costa Rica
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

This small perennial may get up to 3 feet tall and has elliptic or oval-shaped leaves, which are deeply veined and about 3 to 6 inches long. The orange-scarlet tubular flowers with purple-brown calyx are arranged in a terminal showy raceme. Given bright light and warm temperatures, this plant will bloom all year-round.


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