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Smoky Hills Skullcap (Scutellaria)

Scutellaria resinosa Smoky Hills
SKU: 88541
No longer available this season.
Smoky Hills is an improved selection of Prairie Skullcap originally collected in the Smoky Hills of Kansas. It is a low care, long blooming plant that loves sun and heat. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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Botanical Name
Scutellaria resinosa Smoky Hills
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Low Maintenance, Container Planting
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
10-12" tall
Bloom Time
Late spring to early summer


10-12" tall x 12-15" wide (seed propagated). 'Smoky Hills' is an improved selection of the species with its larger size and improved longevity. Long blooming with lavender-blue flowers most of the summer, keep the plant watered regularly the first growing season to get it established. Encourage the plants to reseed themselves by mulching with crushed gravel so they can form colonies of colorful plants. Native to Kansas. Low fertility, well-drained soil.