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PlantFiles: Drummond's Skullcap
Scutellaria drummondii

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Scutellaria (skew-teh-LARE-ee) (Info)
Species: drummondii (drum-AWN-dee-eye) (Info)

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Category:
Annuals
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive kdaustin On Sep 13, 2008, kdaustin from Austin, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

Good bloomer with lots of purple flowers throughout summer in well drained, very dry, locations. I have heavy blackland clay in most of the yard, but in my section of limestone it does great! Not a replacement for S. suffrescans, but a nice addition to the right yard.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Arlington, Texas
Austin, Texas
Dripping Springs, Texas
Hallettsville, Texas
San Antonio, Texas



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