Pink Skullcap - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Melissa Olson
Tulsa, OK
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.


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Answer from NGA
March 1, 1998

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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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