Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Downy Skullcap, Hoary Skullcap

Downy Skullcap, Hoary Skullcap

Scutellaria incana

Part sun to light shade, medium to moderately dry moisture level, sandy, rocky or clay soils, slightly acid to neutral pH.  2-3 feet height, blooms in summer, lavender-blue flowers.

Germination Code:  A.   Seed slow to germinate.

Native Region:  Statewide

Low maintenance plant with attractive flowers.  Easy to grow.  Member of the Mint Family.  Will tolerate full sunlight unlike most skullcaps.  Foliage is aromatic.

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