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Pink Texas Skullcap

Scutellaria suffrutescens

Pronunciation: skew-teh-LARE-ee suf-froo-TESS-enz
SKU #04101
7-10

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OVERVIEW
Description This heat and sun-loving, drought tolerant perennial blooms for months on end, providing bright color to the waterwise garden. Tiny, pink, snapdragon-like flowers cover the neat, compact mound of foliage. Ideal for xeriscapes. Versatile and useful in rock gardens, on dry hillsides or in containers. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Once established water during dry spells.
Blooms Late Spring to Early Fall
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 24 to 36 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Accent, Edging, Hillside
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Echeveria (Echeveria); Aster (Aster); Sedum (Sedum); Aloe (Aloe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)
CARE
Care 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.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.