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Scutellaria incana

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Common Name:  Downy Skullcap, Hoary Skullcap

Part sun to light shade, medium to moderately dry moisture level, sandy, rocky or clay soils, slightly acid to neutral pH.  2-3 feet height, blooms in summer, lavender-blue flowers.

Germination Code: A.   Seed slow to germinate.

Native Region: Statewide

Low maintenance plant with attractive flowers.  Easy to grow.  Member of the Mint Family.  Will tolerate full sunlight unlike most skullcaps.  Foliage is aromatic.

Downy Skullcap, Hoary Skullcap - Scutellaria incana
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/