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Scutellaria suffrutescens


Height - 2 feet

Width - 1.5 feet


Full sun

Plant Type

Adapted perennial

Other common names

Pink Texas Skullcap,

Cherry Skullcap


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Save Water   Low water required (when established)
More Color   Pink flowers from spring to fall
Attract Wildlife   Flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees
Reduce Maintenance   Very little maintenance needed
Texas Tough    Once established, needs very little water 

Interesting Facts

Once established, this plant needs very little water to survive - even in our 100 degree Texas heat!  Its low mounding shape and bright flowers make Skullcap a nice focal point for a xeriscape/rock garden.  Try pairing with Calylophus which has a similar shape and growth habit.  There is a version of this plant with purple flowers, which would complement the yellow Calylophus very nicely!

Skullcap in Frisco

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