Scutellaria altissimaScutellaria

Common Name: Skull Cap after the shape of the seed heads

Plants of woodland and woodland edge with lipped (Salvia-like) flowers on tall stems. We grow them in dappled shade and moist soil.

Propagate by seed or division of rooted shoots.

A member of the Lamiaceae family (Dead Nettles).

All Scutellaria are harmful if eaten.

The National Collection is held in Cheshire and is open by appointment. Best viewing from end June - August.

Scutellaria zhongdianensis

Lovely blue and lilac flowers along 2ft 6in stems. Forms a slowly spreading clump about 2ft across.

Price £5.00 (9cm pot)

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