Skullcap, Helmet (Scutellaria integrifolia), Potted plant, Organic
$7.50 – $19.95
Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Hardy to Zones 5 to 11
Herbaceous perennial native to eastern and southern US. Light-purple flowers, outsized to the plant, rise on hairy stalks to a height of 24 inches. Helmet skullcap was traditionally employed by the Cherokee in much the same way as the official variety (Scutellaria lateriflora), as a nervine tonic and to allay the pain of menstrual cramps. The plant prefers moist soils in the sun to part shade. Space plants 1 to 2 feet apart.
Potted plant, certified organically grown