Smoky Hills skullcap

Scutellaria resinosa 'Smoky Hills'

Smoky hills skullcap, Scutellaria resinosa \'Smoky Hills\', Plant Select
Tidy mounds of greenish-grey leaves covered with bright purple-blue flowers tipped with white in early summer. Thrives in hot, sunny locations with well-drained soil, this shortgrass prairie native was named for the Smoky Hills of Kansas where it was first collected. Introduced by Great Plants for the Great Plains. Xeriscape. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Occasional deadheading will encourage repeat flowering through the summer and early fall.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 8-10 inches
Width 10-14 inches
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Blue
Sun Sun
Water Needs Dry to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4-9
Soil Type Loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2014
Annual Commercial Maintenance Prune back/shear to ground in spring.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance. Can be long lived perennial if growing conditions are correct.
Elevation Guide Up to 6200 ft

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