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Scutellaria suffrutescens
Common Name: Cherry Skullcap Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Scutellaria suffrutescens or cherry skullcap forms wide-spreading, groundcovering mounds of small grey-green foliage covered in a continuous display of bright pink to cherry red, snapdragon-like flowers from spring until fall. Grow in hot sunny spots with infertile, dry soils. May self seed in warmer winter climates and remain semi-evergreen. Hardy to zone 5b with good drainage in a sheltered location with winter protection.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

ClassSemi-evergreen Primary Bloom ColourPink
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSummer - Fall
Spread2-3' FragranceNo
Light Exposure Foliage ColourGreen
Soil Moisture Stem Colour
Hardiness5b-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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