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Wright’s Skullcap

Scutellaria wrightii

Wright's Skullcap, Bushy Skullcap, Shrubby Skullcap

About This Plant

Sun or partial shade; evergreen, with purple blooms from March through May (and sometimes on into autumn). Native to well-drained soils, including shallow limestone or sand. Plants in part-shade will survive for years; they may be cut in half to preserve a compact form.

Origins: Nueces County and Edwards Plateau to north-central Texas and Oklahoma.

Maintenance

None needed; a mild spring shearing helps maintain a denser form.

A well-behaved perennial with a mounding habit, at home in any landscape.

Min. Height: 6 inches'

Max Height: 1 foot'

Min. Width: 1'

Max Width: 1 foot'

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