Downy Skullcap

Downy Skullcap

Botanical Name: Scutellaria incana

Height: about 80 cm

Season of bloom: Summer

Growing Conditions: Full sun to part sun. Well drained soil.

Wildlife benefits: Pollinated by bumblebees. For a fine and beautifully illustrated account of Downy Skullcap’s pollinators, visit this blog.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No. From eastern USA.

Remarks: Nice blue colour for the summer garden. Not usually eaten by deer.

Similar species: Marsh Skullcap

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