Dark Violet Hybrid Skullcap
Scutellaria x 'Dark Violet'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 6 in. tall, 10 to 15 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Mounding|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Accent, Edging, Hillside|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Heat Loving, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Agave (Agave); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Salvia (Salvia); Mexican Hat (Ratibida); Sedum (Sedum); Lavender (Lavandula)|
Thrives in average to lean, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Remove spent flowers to encourage reblooming. Cut back to the ground at the end of the growing season.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8