Scutellaria laterifolia is known commonly as blue skullcap. It is a hardy perennial herb of the mint family and is native to North America. Skullcap grows near marshes, meadows, and other wet habitat. The blue flowers are produced along the length of side branches that grow from the leaf axils.
|Growing Zones:||3 – 9|
|Sow:||Sow directly in the Fall, or start indoors in pots 6-8 weeks before the last frost after cold stratification. Needs light to germinate.|
|Sow depth:||¼ in Barely cover. Needs light to germinate|
|Days to Germinate:||7-14 @ 50F|
|Days to harvest:||100 – 120|
|Sunlight:||Full Sun, Part Sun|
|Special Properties:||Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant|