Skullcap is a plant. The above ground parts are used to make medicine.
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%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||2.00 to 3.00 feet
||July to September
||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.
||Full Sun to Partial Shade
||Dry to medium
||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