Skullcap, Official (Scutellaria lateriflora), packet of 50 seeds, organic
Family: Mint (Lamiacea)
Hardy to Zones 6 to 9
(Mad Dog Skullcap, Virginia Skullcap) Herbaceous perennial native to the US. Plant prefers part shade to full sun and rich, moist soils. Traditional usage: TWM, sleeplessness, anxiety and depression. The plant itself is likeable and unassuming, with a multi-stemmed, upright habit, reddish stems and blue flowers protruding sideways at the axils (thus lateriflora, which is very often and incorrectly called “laterifolia” in the herb industry). Plant prefers fertile, moist soil, part shade to full sun. Thin to 6 inches. Flowers blue to 2 feet tall.
50 seeds/pkt., certified organically grown