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Scutellaria pontica

 
Scutellaria pontica
skullcap
Scutellaria pontica

Common name skullcap
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers lavender (June)
Size 4"
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
Seed ripensmid-July

Our lowest-growing skullcap, forming neat mats of gently scalloped mid-green leaves. Even some of the flowering stems are lax and floppy, although they do go mostly upright when they get enough direct sunlight. The magenta flowers are held along one side of the stem.

skullcap
Stem leaves are not scalloped

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: rock garden, , curve garden (front lobe), trough planter

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '04 trade. Baggy 65F (55%G, 8-15d)
  2. Seed from '10 trade. Baggy 70F (87%G, 5-20d)
  3. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (71%G, 8-17d)
  4. Seed from '12 garden. Baggy 70F (65%G, 5-14d)


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