Special Closure

Due to the 58th Presidential Inauguration, the U.S. Botanic Garden will be closed January 18-21, 2017. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on January 22.

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.