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Skullcap 'Purple'

$25.50
Scutellaria wrightii

This tidy little native perennial is an excellent choice for Central Texas gardens. Its evergreen mounding form only gets 6 to 10 inches tall, so it looks right at home as a filler, tucked into small bare spots in well-drained garden beds.

It’s a good nectar plant, covered with light blue to violet flowers from March through July.

Full sun is best, but it can take bright shade. And purple skullcap is a low water use plant, which is excellent if your soil isn’t too heavy. It can take a little extra moisture but will struggle if the roots are kept wet for long periods.

There are many native skull caps and pink skullcaps (Scutellaria suffrutescens) native to Mexico.

Height: 6”-12”
Spread: 8”-12”
Bloom: March-July
Light: Full Sun, Part Shade
Water: Low to Medium
Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11
Origin: Texas

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