Scutellaria incana Downy Skullcap Hoary Skullcap
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(skew-teh-LARE-ee-uh  in-KAN-nuh)

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Scutellaria incana Skullcap picture

Habitat Bloom Period Color Height Inches Moisture Plant Spacing Lifespan
Scutellaria incana picture, Downy Skullcap flower picture, Hoary Skullcap picture  sun to medium shade June to September  blue 24 to 36 average to moist 12 to 30 inches Perennial

Scutellaria incana Downy Skullcap photo by cj
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Scutellaria incana Downy Skullcap potted plants are $5 each plus UPS shipping

Scutellaria incana seed
Downy Skullcap seed

number of seeds

approximate coverage
in square feet

1 packet -  $2.50 + shipping


37 sq ft

1 ounce - $25.00


800 sq ft

1 pound -----------


12,800 sq ft

Seed shipping chart at bottom of page
Scutellaria incana, commonly known as Hoary Skullcap or Downy Skullcap, forms a very attractive bushy mound 2 to 3 feet tall with branched terminal clusters of purplish blue to deep blue 1 inch flowers.  Downy Skullcap's multiple clusters of blue flowers are a welcome addition to the flower garden.  Plant Downy Skullcap in rich, moist well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.  

Downy or Hoary Scullcap occurs naturally in open woods, savannas clearings, and along roadsides from Florida and Alabama, north to New Jersey, New York, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Kansas. Lamiaceae (Mint family)

The map below shows areas where native Scutellaria incana Downy Skullcap grows wild, it is hardy over a much wider area if planted.  Plant in USDA plant hardiness zones 3 to 9.  

Scutellaria incana
Downy Skullcap


New Jersey
New York
North Carolina

South Carolina
West Virginia

State Distributional Map for Scutellaria incana, skullcap wild flower seed

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The minimum seed order amount is $10, this can be a combination of different seeds.

subtotal for flower seeds 

shipping charge for seeds

seed orders up to  $20.00    =    $3.00 shipping
$20.01 - $50.00    =    $4.00 shipping
$50.01-$100.00    =    $5.00 shipping

over $100.00    =    5 % of subtotal

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Scutellaria incana Downy Skullcap Plant distribution map complements of USDA, NRCS. 2001. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.1
  ( National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.