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Texas Rose Skullcap

Scutellaria suffrutescens 'Texas Rose'

SKU
05869
Dwarf selection provides a fantastic show for months on end, with bright, snapdragon-like flowers smothering compact mounds of foliage. Excellent resilience to heat, humidity and drought when established. Useful in rock gardens, on dry hillsides, xeriscaping or in containers. Herbaceous perennial.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationskew-teh-LARE-ee suf-froo-TESS-enz
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 6 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Accent, Edging, Hillside
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Heat Loving, Compact Form
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsEcheveria (Echeveria); Aster (Aster); Sedum (Sedum); Aloe (Aloe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)

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: 7-10

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