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Scutellaria resinosa

Skullcap

Perennials, Flowers

SCUTELLARIA

These clump-forming perennialshave square stems and pairedleaves. Long, tubular flowersflare out into two lips, the upperone narrow and hooded, thelower one broad. Blossoms areclustered in roundish or elongatedinflorescences. Easy togrow with good drainage.

Scutellaria resinosa

Native from Kansas andColorado south to Texas andArizona. Mounding plant 6–8 in.tall and 1 ft. wide, with roundish,resinous, grayish greenleaves less than 1/2 in. long.Elongated clusters of deeppurple-blue, 1-in. flowers in latespring. Deadhead for intermittentbloom through autumn.

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