Special Hours

The U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, due to an official government function. The Conservatory will return to normal hours December 7.

Showy skullcap

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

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