Heartleaved Skullcap

Plant picture

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Scutellaria ovata
Common Name: Heartleaved Skullcap
Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Bloom Time: May to September
Height: 12-24 inches
Light Requirements: Full sun
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil
Flower Color: Purple, Blue
Special Characteristics:
  • Long bloomer
  • Great white seed heads
  • In fall leaves go from chartreuse to green to burgundy
  • Leave up for winter interest
  • Spreads by rhizomes
  • Will self-seed
Potential Pests: aphids
Potential Diseases: Powdery mildew and leaf spot