Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    Heartleaf Skullcap (Scutellaria ovata var. rugosa )
    Mint Family
    Blooms: Purple/White, 2-3 weeks, Apr-Jun
    Leaves: Highly textured, heart-shaped leaves have strong silver and purple tones when young
    Space: 12-18"
    Soil: Avg-dry
    Exposure:  Part shade-Shade
    Fauna: Long-tongue bees and butterflies
    Seeds: Interesting–dried upper calyx functions like a lid that pops off when 2-4 dark brown, round nutlets are dry
    Deer resistance: High
    Zone: 4-9
    Native Status: NC native, rare in the Mtns.
    Provenance: WV,VA, seed grown