General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Other: Medium to green, glabrous upper surface, light green, pubescent reverse.
Fruit: Other: Helmeted capsule containing 4 round, black seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Occasionally white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Common names
  • Hairy Skullcap

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Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2020-06-09
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2020-06-09

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