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Scutellaria ovata

Also called Heart-leaved Skullcap


 Suitable Substitutions for Scutellaria ovata

Scutellaria incana

Scutellaria incana

Hoary Skullcap

 
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More About Scutellaria ovata

  • Snapdragon-like, violet-blue flowers with white, lower lip
  • Heart-shaped, green leaves with burgundy highlights
  • The leaf veins are deeply indented and edges are toothed
  • A great dry soil, shade loving perennial
  • Bloom Time: June to August

Zone:

4

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Violet
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Heartleaf Skullcap Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in an average to dry soil, in partial to full shade. Drought tolerant once established. Full sun tolerance, however, it may go into early dormancy if heat and humidity persist. Prune after the flowers have died back to improve its compact habit. 


Scutellaria ovata Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Woodland/woods edge