Scutellaria integrifolia

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Rough Skullcap, Helmet Skullcap

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

Plant Specifics

Size:1-2 ft
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Blue,purple
Phenology:Winter dormant
Habitats:Upland mixed forests, flatwoods, sandhill, ruderal areas.


Recommended Uses:Wildflower garden. It blooms early before most of the other wildflowers.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.



Flowers attract pollinators, likely bees, flies, and/or butterflies and moths.