Smoky Hills Skullcap
Scutellaria resinosa 'Smoky Hills'
Pronunciation: skew-teh-LARE-ee res-in-OH-suh
|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.|
|Watering||Once established, water if very dry.|
|Blooms||Spring to summer|
|Mature Size||Reaches 8 to 10 in. tall, 10 to 14 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Edging, Hillside|
|Companion Plants||Echeveria (Echeveria); Aster (Aster); Sedum (Sedum); Aloe (Aloe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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