Scutellaria sp., Skullcap

Scutellaria sp.

Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: United States
USDA Zone: 4-9?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapGroundcover and low-growing 2ft plantFull sunModerate waterRed, crimson, vinous flowersPink flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The genus Scutellaria has approximately 300 species, which includes annuals, herbaceous perennials, and subshrubs. This genus is cosmopolitan with representatives all around the world. The name comes from the Latin word scutella, a small dish or saucer, describing the calyx in the fruiting stage.

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