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Scutellaria siphocampyloides

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Scutellaria siphocampyloides
Scutellaria siphocampyloides

Species Name: Scutellaria siphocampyloides
Common Name: Austin's Skullcap

Nice spreading groundcover with beautiful violet blooms. Good for irrigated riverbed or in containers.

Plant Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 1' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Low, creeping, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 0 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Violet/blue
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: California Floristic Province except Central Valley
Natural Habitat: Open sites, seeps, dry steambeds, shrublands, woodland below 9200'

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Other Names
  • Scutellaria austinae
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