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A picture of a Scutellaria costaricana

Scutellaria costaricana

Scutellaria costaricana

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Scutellaria costaricana Overview

This species is an upright perennial growing to 2m, which is suffused dark purple. The leaves are elliptic to ovate with a shallowly cordate base. The flowers are borne in racemes of orange-red blooms with deep yellow within the lip.

Common problems with Scutellaria costaricana

How to propagate Scutellaria costaricana

Division

You can propagate by division in winter or from fresh seeds sown in autumn.

Seed

Other uses of Scutellaria costaricana

Grown for their tubular flowers.