About Scutellaria lateriflora
Scutellaria incana, commonly called skullcap, is a Missouri native wildflower that occurs in open woods, clearings, on slopes and along streams in the northcentral and Ozark regions of the State.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||downy skullcap|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||2.00 to 3.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Blue|
|Bloom Time ||July to September|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and careSkullcap seeds will germinate at a high rate naturally, and does better with a short period of stratification (1 week or so).Seeds can be placed into refrigerator for one week, then started by lightly tamping seeds into soil in flats (1/4-3/8 inch deep) or similar starting container.Transplant outdoors when first true leaves are developed.
Scutellaria lateriflora care
Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Best on dryish, sandy or clay soils.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Watering ||Dry to medium|
|Soil ||well-drained soil |
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Scutellaria lateriflora special feature
Wildflower gardens, cottage gardens, native plant gardens, open woodland areas, prairies or meadows. An interesting and attractive wildflower.
Scutellaria lateriflora uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- This is important as a pain medicine and for its use as a nervine
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Scutellaria lateriflora ?
Scutellaria lateriflora is commonly known as downy skullcap
How tall do Scutellaria lateriflora grow?
On average Scutellaria lateriflora grows 2.00 to 3.00 feet
What color are Scutellaria lateriflora ?
A Scutellaria lateriflora plant bears flowers of color Blue
When Scutellaria lateriflora blooms?
With enough light, Scutellaria lateriflora may produce Blue flowers in July to September
How hard is Scutellaria lateriflora to grow?
A Scutellaria lateriflora is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Scutellaria lateriflora need?
A Scutellaria lateriflora prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
How much water does a Scutellaria lateriflora need?
A Scutellaria lateriflora prefers watering Dry to medium
What kind of soil does a Scutellaria lateriflora need?
A Scutellaria lateriflora prefers well-drained soil
How often should I fertilize my Scutellaria lateriflora ?
To encourage Scutellaria lateriflora growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Saturday, 09 November 2019
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