Smoky Hills Skullcap

Scutellaria resinosa 'Smoky Hills'

Pronunciation: skew-teh-LARE-ee res-in-OH-suh
SKU #45184
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OVERVIEW
Description Collected in the Smoky Hills of Kansas, this easy-care prairie perennial boasts vibrant violet-blue flowers in late spring and summer. Excellent resilience to heat and drought when established. Useful in rock gardens, on dry hillsides, xeriscaping or in containers. Herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established, water if very dry.
Blooms Spring to summer
Mature Size Reaches 8 to 10 in. tall, 10 to 14 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form
Problems/Solutions Rabbit Resistant, Drought Tolerant
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Edging, Hillside
Flower Color Violet-blue
Foliage Color Gray-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.