499

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

Height: 2'-3'

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.

 

 

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