Pink Skullcap - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Melissa Olson
Tulsa, OK
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Question by rottrod1
March 1, 1998
Early last fall I purchased some Pink Skullcap from a local nursery and put it in my window boxes. I love the plant with its delicate pink flowers but know nothing about it. I'd like to know about the plant and how to care for it.

Answer from NGA
March 1, 1998
Pink Skullcap is Scutellaria. It likes full sun to part shade, and well-drained soil. Skullcap is a perennial herb that will grow 12 to 15 inches high. It's from Ireland and was used to treat insomnia. Your Pink Skullcap will bloom from May through June.

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