Schedule Change

On Friday, September 19, the U.S. Botanic Garden's outdoor National Garden will close early at 5 p.m. It will reopen for regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m.

Showy skullcap

Showy skullcap (Scutellaria serrata)
Plant Botanical Name: 
Scutellaria serrata
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
Full sun to light shade
Plant Soil Type: 
Plant Moisture Requirements: 
evenly moist

Showy skullcap is a mint relative with deep lavender flowers in mid-summer.