This listing is for one packet of Downy Skullcap (a.k.a. Hoary Skullcap, Scutellaria incana) seeds. Each packet contains roughly 100 seeds. For best germination of native species, remember to scatter seeds November-January!
A hardy plant with pale purple, snapdragon-like flowers! Broadly adaptable to soil and water conditions and reseeds well. Among the most bulletproof of native wildflowers, useful to fill in dryer, shady spots where other species struggle.
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade, Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic
Soil Type: Loam, Clay Loam, Rocky Loam
Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jun-Jul
Root Type: Fibrous
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract mostly bumblebees, also bee flies, skippers, small bumblebees, wasps, and hummingbirds. Hosts the skullcap caloptilia and skullcap skeletonizer moths, and other smaller insects. Generally not browsed by mammals.