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Scutellaria incana

Also called Downy Skullcap


 Suitable Substitutions for Scutellaria incana

Scutellaria ovata

Scutellaria ovata

Heartleaf Skullcap

 
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More About Scutellaria incana

  • Spikes of two-lipped, blue flowers with a white patch on the lower lip
  • Toothed, ovate, medium-green leaves
  • A dry, shade loving perennial
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer

Zone:

4

Height:

90-125 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Blue,Purple
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Hoary Skullcap Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in an average to dry soil, in partial to full shade. It is drought tolerant once established, however, full sun and moist, soil conditions are also tolerated. Prune after the flowers have died back to improve its compact habit. 


Scutellaria incana Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge