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Scutellaria longifolia 'Purple Fountains'

 
Scutellaria longifolia 'Purple Fountains'
skullcap
Common name skullcap
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z9-11)
Flowers magenta (spring-summer)
Size 8-12"

Striking hot-pink tubular flowers on a perennial with a trailing habit. Glossy mid-green leaves. Much more tender than the skullcaps we used to grow in Pennsylvania. I didn't recognize it as a scutellaria at all when I spotted it at my local nursery, but I'm happy to give it a try.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: waterfall pondside

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