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Large-flowered Skullcap, Helmet Flower
Full sun to light shade, moderately wet to medium moisture level, thrives in any soil as long as it is moist. 1-2 feet height, blooms late spring to summer, bluish-lavender flowers, re-seeds aggressively and spreads by rhizomes.
Germination Code: ?. Seeds need to be dried for 6 months and will germinate in 20-30 days once planted.
Native Region: Statewide but concentrated in eastern half of Tennessee
Once established, this plant should thrive and spread without much additional attention. Attractive flowers that look like snapdragon flowers. Attracts bees.