Scutellaria resinosa 'Smoky Hills' (Prairie Skullcap)
40 seeds $3.75
Scutellaria resinosa 'Smoky Hills' has deep purple-blue flowers tipped with white. It blooms prolifically from June to September. The compact, rounded plants form neat mounds.
Scutellaria resinosa is a fantastic plant for the rock garden. It's also nice along the edge of a path where the small flowers can be admired up close. It prefers well-drained, sandy soil in full sun. It is drought tolerant and deer resistant. Scutellaria resinosa is a North American native wildflower that is found in short grass prairies. The flowers attract bees and butteflies.
Also known as Smoky Hills Prairie Skullcap, Resin-dot Skullcap, and Sticky Skullcap. The plants were discovered growing in the Smoky Hills of Kansas. Hardy perennial in zones 4-8.
height 10" spacing 12"
Sowing Scutellaria resinosa 'Smokey Hills' Seeds
Start scutellaria seeds indoors in late winter. Barely cover the seeds with soil, then refrigerate for 3 weeks. Full sun to part shade.