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Pink Texas ScullCap

Pink Texas ScullCap

Regular price $7.00 USD
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Size

Plant Type: perennial
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Spread: 12-24 inches
Flower Color: vibrant pink
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Description:

Pink Texas Skullcap, a variety of Scutellaria suffrutescens, is a perennial herb known for its vibrant pink flowers and compact growth habit. Native to Texas and Mexico, this plant is a popular choice in gardens and landscapes for its long blooming season and drought tolerance.

The standout feature of Pink Texas Skullcap is its profusion of bright pink flowers. These small, tubular blooms appear from late spring through fall, providing a continuous display of color. The plant's flowers are not only visually appealing but also attract a variety of pollinators, including bees and butterflies, enhancing the biodiversity of the garden.

In addition to its showy flowers, Pink Texas Skullcap has attractive, small, green, glossy leaves. The foliage forms a dense, mounding habit, making the plant an excellent choice for ground covers, rock gardens, and borders. Its compact size also makes it suitable for container gardening, where it can add color and interest to patios and balconies.

Pink Texas Skullcap thrives in well-drained soil and is highly drought-tolerant once established, making it a great choice for xeriscaping and water-wise gardens. It prefers a sunny location to produce the most abundant blooms but can also tolerate partial shade.

This plant is low-maintenance, requiring minimal care beyond occasional watering and pruning. Pruning in early spring can help maintain the desired shape and size and encourage denser flowering.

Overall, Pink Texas Skullcap is valued for its vibrant pink flowers, long blooming season, and adaptability to a range of garden conditions. Its ability to provide long-lasting color and attract pollinators makes it a popular choice for gardeners looking to create a colorful, low-maintenance, and wildlife-friendly garden space.

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